Indian artist Nikhil Chopra’s performance work premieres in Australia


In September 2012, Carriageworks commissioned Indian artist Nikhil Chopra to develop a site-specific work in response to the space’s industrial history and architecture.

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Asian Art Museum’s “Phantoms of Asia”: 5 Indian artists contemplate tradition


In a survey exhibition at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, five contemporary Indian artists create works that talk with the artifacts they sit next to.

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Palais de Tokyo expands: More room for international contemporary art


Eleven Asian artists have been included in the inaugural edition of La Triennale, which was launched at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris on 20 April 2012.

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Curiosity bags Indian artist Navin Thomas 2011 ŠKODA Prize


The ŠKODA Prize is fast becoming the most prestigious contemporary art award in the Indian visual art scene, featuring the work of younger artists across the country.

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Indian art collective WALA wins FICA Public Art Grant 2011 with performance art


Early in February 2012, FICA announced that New Delhi-based art collective WALA had been awarded their 2011 Public Art Grant for their performance-based project Kachra Seth’s Observatory.

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India Art Collective versus VIP Art Fair: Internet fair compare


Art Radar reviews the successes and the pitfalls of selling art online while also looking at how the first India Art Collective online art fair compares to VIP Art Fair.

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Venice Biennale model outdated? Cultural citizenship an alternative – curator Ranjit Hoskote


Curator Ranjit Hoskote shares his views on the Venice Biennale model and his image of the event as a shift from spectacle to search engine, nationality to cultural citizenship.

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Charmi Gada Shah recipient of FICA Emerging Artist Award 2011


A jury that included Bharti Kher and Sunil Gupta has selected installation artist Charmi Gada Shah as the winner of the 2011 Emerging Artist Award, initiated by FICA.

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