Dayanita Singh

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[VIDEO] Ai Weiwei: Bang / German Pavilion at French Pavilion / Venice Art Biennale 2013   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Romuald Karmakar, Santu Mofokeng, Dayanita Singh, Ai Weiwei at La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale) June 1st, 2013 - November 24th, 2013
Posted 7/2/13
Warning: For their presentations at this year’s Venice Art Biennale, France and Germany swapped their pavilions, so please watch the signage if you visit the show! I think that this is a fantastic idea. Imagine France is Germany, Europe is Asia, and she is he, and dogs are cats, and everything is everything. There is also some very good reason that the German pavilion features works by Ai Weiwei, Romuald Karmakar, Santu Mofokeng, Dayanita Singh, but damn, I guess you just want to see Ai... [more]
Denmark's Jewel in the Crown   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Rosa Barba, Yael Bartana, Sophie Calle, Vija Celmins, Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Andreas Eriksson, Simon Evans, Öyvind Fahlström, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Poul Gernes, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Shilpa Gupta, Jacob Holdt, Roni Horn, Elliot Hundley, Matthew Day Jackson, Chris Johanson, Isaac Julien, Jesper Just, Zilvinas Kempinas, Rosy Keyser, Anselm Kiefer, Per Kirkeby, Yayoi Kusama, Klara Lidén, Michel Majerus, Gerold Miller, Marilyn Minter, Mircea Nicolae, Sigmar Polke, Sheng Qi, Tal R, Daniel Richter, Thomas Ruff, Allen Ruppersberg, Yorgos Sapountzis, Dayanita Singh, Tove Storch, Thomas Struth, Al Taylor, Wolfgang Tillmans, Marcel van Eeden, Francesca Woodman, Erwin Wurm at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art May 24th, 2012 - August 19th, 2012
Posted 8/13/12
It was afternoon. In Copenhagen. A charming, too-handsome-for-words mutual acquaintance relayed the news that Denmark had been crowned the richest country in the EU. I couldn’t vouch for this, but its capital appeared to be the most sustainable of all the conscientiously green cities I’d visited in northern Europe. Of course I wasn’t travelling all the way from America to Scandinavia for wind farms, organic elderberry juice, or even the first-time thrill of ordering drinks at an honest-to-God... [more]
Dayanita Singh   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Dayanita Singh at Huis Marseille Museum voor Fotografie September 4th, 2010 - November 21st, 2010
Posted 11/1/10
          This fall Huis Marseille will be holding a retrospective exhibition of work by the Indian  photographer Dayanita Singh (New Delhi, 1961). In 2008 she received an award from the Prince Claus Fund for her discerning view of life in India and for bringing new aesthetics to  Indian photography. Singh is internationally recognized for the highly expressive and poetic  quality of her photographs, whose incidence of light and visual construction are so  meticulously composed that they... [more]
Dreamscapes of Dayanita   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Dayanita Singh at Nature Morte, New Delhi January 15th, 2010 - February 13th, 2010
Posted 2/1/10
      “Dream Villa,” Dayanita’s latest body of works, is premised on the phenomenon of darkness in the urban night. Or, more specifically, the absence of it. Dayanita Singh explores the transformation of our surroundings as night descends, under the effect of artificial lights. At night, when the streets are deserted and the facades of architecture silent, the ordinary is transformed into something mysterious and magical. This sense of the unreal is further heightened by the artificial... [more]
Intimate Interiors   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Dayanita Singh at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke November 19th, 2009 - December 31st, 2009
Posted 12/14/09
Dayanita Singh doesn’t see life through rose-colored glasses. Instead, the lenses seem to be tinted a nostalgic shade of blue. Blue Book, a collection of photographs by Singh on show at Mirchandani and Steinrucke this month, is changing the way we look at industrial spaces. Singh’s pictures wage a little internal battle between sterility and human clutter. A table is covered with a plastic tablecloth and a disarray of plates and condiments. Another image shows what must be a hospital... [more]
A Little Peak at Dayanita Singh   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Dayanita Singh at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke November 19th, 2009 - December 31st, 2009
Posted 11/30/09
Dayanita Singh’s latest project, Blue Book, commences her exploration with color film, while it continues her examination of ‘empty spaces,’ where the uninhabited image alludes to the presence of lives via the absence of people. Places have personalities, and in the exhibition at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke that runs till the end of this year, the strange structures of unidentified industrialized zones do more than echo the oblivion of a blue-collared class. -- Nida Ghouse (Image:... [more]
indian highway - gateway to quality art from india  
Ayisha Abraham, Ravi Agarwal, Shaina Anand, Nikhil Chopra, Raqs Media Collective, Sheela Gowda, Sakshi Gupta, Shilpa Gupta, N.S. Harsha, M.F. Husain, Jitish Kallat, Amar Kanwar, Bharti Kher, Bose Krishnamachari, Nalini Malani, vish math, Tejal Shah, Dayanita Singh, Kiran Subbaiah, Ashok Sukumaran at Serpentine Gallery December 10th, 2008 - February 22nd, 2009
Posted 2/10/09
  yes - i visited the Serpentine Gallery a few weeks ago, intending to pop in for a cursory look but remained for an hour or so revisitng former rooms and works and taking sneaky pictures . the exhibtion is a great multi-media showcase of emerging indian art and is strongly recommended.  simon mack - artist/curator ( [more]