Artists
Artists
Amar Kanwar

AMAR KANWAR
(b. 1964, New Delhi, India. Lives and works in New Delhi.)
 
RECENT SOLO SHOWS AND SCREENINGS
2016
The Lightning Testimonies, Max Muller Bhavan, Goethe Institute, Mumbai, India
Amar Kanwar. Frac Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
 
2015
The Lightning Testimonies, The Assam State Museum, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art and North East Network, India
The Sovereign Forest, as part of the Ediburgh Art Festival, Old Royal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
The Sovereign Forest, Max Muller Bhavan, Goethe Institute, Mumbai, India
 
2014
Amar Kanwar: The Sovereign Forest, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
 
2013
Amar Kanwar : The Lightning Testimonies, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Amar Kanwar, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
Amar Kanwar : The Sovereign Forest, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary-Augarten, Vienna
 
2012
Amar Kanwar: Evidence, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
 
2011
Amar Kanwar: A Love Story + Henningsvaer, Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway
 
2010
The Artists Cinema 2010, LUX and the Independent Cinema Office (ICO), London, UK | special preview evening at Tate Modern
Amar Kanwar, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

RECENT GROUP SHOWS
2017
Documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany

2016
Mining Warm Data, Dhaka Art Summit, Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
This Night-Bitten Dawn. Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, India
Land, Sea and Air. The New Art Gallery Walsall, United Kingdom
 
2015
Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
Fireflies in the Night, Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
Our Land/ Alien Territory, As part of the special program of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Central Manege, Manezhnaya ploschad (Manege Square), Moscow, Russia
The Lightning Testimonies, As part of MDE15, International Art Encounter of Medellín, Museo de Antioquia, Medellín, Columbia
Contesting Terrain, Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
 
2014
Word. Sound. Power., Khoj Studios, International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, India
In the Aftermath of Trauma – Contemporary Video Installations, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, (‘The Lightning Testimonies’)
Is it What You Think ?, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, India (‘The Lightning Testimonies’)
On the Road/En el camino, curated by Gloria Moure, exhibition installed throughout historic buildings of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd’hui, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
Gwangju Biennal, Gwangju, South Korea
The Committed View, The Francisco Godia Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Non Violence, The Menil Collection, Houston
Where do I end and you begin, Edinburg Arts Festival, Scotland
Connecting _Unfolding, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Florida, USA
Word. Sound. Power. Khoj Studios, International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, India
Sweet Dew - Since 1980, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
 
2013
No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
No Borders, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Sharjah Biennale 11: Re:emerge – Towards a New Cultural Cartography, United Arab Emirates
 
2012
Documenta (13), Kassel, Germany
Indian Highway, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Newtopia, The State of Human Rights, Visual Arts Flanders, Belgium
Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kerala, India
Being Singular Plural: Moving Images from India, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
 
2011
Paris-Delhi-Bombay: India Through the Eyes of Indian and French Artists, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah. (‘The Torn First Pages Part I, II, III’)
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, Museum of Modern Art, New York (‘A Season Outside’)
Against All Odds: A Contemporary response to the Historiography of Archiving, Collecting and Museums in India. Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi (Selection from ‘The Torn First Pages + Henningsvaer + A Love Story’)
Indian Highway, MAC-Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon (France) (‘The Lightning Testimonies’); Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy
October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia (The Lightning Testimonies)
29th Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brasil (‘The Lightning Testimonies’)
India 2011, Babel Art Space, Trondheim, Norway
1st Equator Biennial, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
You Have Been There, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris