Gigi Scaria

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Tele Mandir, 2009 Digital Print On Archival Paper 64.5 X 43 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Fine Balance, 2010 Watercolour On Paper 20 X 32 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Amusement Park, 2008 Cinemascope, 5.19 Min, Single Channel With Sound, Ed 1/7   381 Cm Wide   © Gigi Scaria
Fountain of Purification (Day & Night), 2012 (Edition 1 of 3) Digital Image On Archival Paper 63.5" X 43" Set Of 2 © Gigi Scaria
Conscience keeper, 2010 Digital Print On Archival Paper 58 X 40 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Face to face, 2010 Digital Print On Archival Paper 64.5 X 43 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Migrated Structures , 2009 Digital Print On Archival Paper 152 X 91 Cm © Gigi Scaria
Someone left a horse on the shore, 2007 Digital Print On Archival Paper 109 X 164 Cm © Gigi Scaria
Triviality of everyday existence, 2008 Digital Print On Archival Paper 58 X 40 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Untitled, 2008 Digital Print On Archival Paper 58 X 40 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Wheel , 2009 Wood, Iron, Mirror Glass, And Paint (Motor Attached) 144 X108 X 54 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Options of an alternate master plan/residential , 2006 Acrylic On Canvas 72 X 72 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Settlement , 2007 Acrylic On Canvas 60 X 120 Inches © Gigi Scaria
A metaphysical speculation, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 60 X 60 Inches © Gigi Scaria
Fact as fiction, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 60 X 60 Inches © Gigi Scaria
City Unclaimed, 2012 Digital Sketch © Courtesy of the artist and Aquamoon
Power Mirage, 2012 Public Art Proposal © Sourav Roy
Orbits Of The Known World , 2013 Single Channel Video With Sound 4mins 30 Secs © Courtesy of the artist & Palette Art Gallery
Archived on 11.12.13, 2O13 Water Colour On Paper 72 X 53 Inches © Gallery Exhibit320
Archived on 11-12-13, 2013 Water Colour On Paper 74” X 55” © Exhibit320
© Courtesy of the artist & The Palette Art Gallery
© Courtesy of the Artist and Chemould Prescott Road
Quick Facts
Kothanalloor, Kerala
Birth year
Lives in
New Delhi
Works in
New Delhi


Gigi Scaria

Born 1973, Kothanalloor, Kerala, India
1998 M.F.A. (painting).
Jamia Millia University, New Delhi.
1995 B.F.A. (painting)
College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram.

Solo Shows

2010 Open windows closed boundaries, Dubai art fair, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
2009 Amusement Park, Gallery Chemould,Mumbai
2009 Settlement, Galerie Christain Hosp, Berlin,Germany
Curated by Jamila Adeli
2008 Difficult to Imagine, Easy to construct, Art Asia Miami, USA.
2008 Site under construction, Video Space, Budapest, Hungary.
2008 New Perspective from India, Seoul/Delhi, recent photographs and
video , H Cube Gallery, Seoul, Korea.
2008 Triviality of everyday existence, recent photographs
and video, The National Art Studio, Changdong, Seoul, Korea.
Palette art gallery, New Delhi
2007 Absence of an Architect, video installations
paintings and photographs, Palette Gallery, New Delhi.
2005 Where are the Amerindians?, Inter America Space
CCA7, Trinidad.
2001 Exhibition of recent works, Art Inc., Shahpurjat, New Delhi.


  • Every one agrees: it’s about to explode, curated by Ranjit Hoskote,
    India Pavilion at 54 thVenice Biennale.
  • Tolstoy Farm : Archive of Uttopia, Curated by Gayatri Singha.
  • 3rd Singapore Biennale, curated by Russell Storer and Trevor Smith.
  • Freadom to March, Curated by Johny M L AND Anubhav Nath
    Rabindra Bhavan , New Delhi
  • FIAC Art fair, Paris, France. Represented by Video Space, Budapest.
  • West Havens: Place time play: India China Contemporary Art,
    Shanghai, China. Curated by Chitanya Sambrani.
  • Finding India, Museum of contemporary art( MOCA) Taipei.
  • SAMTIDIGT Indian contemporary art exhibition,
    Helsinki City Art Museum,
    Finland and Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
  • Emerging Asian Artists curated by Yongwoo Lee which is a part
    of the special exhibition at Art Gwangju 2010
    at the KimDaeJung Convention centre.
2010 Indian (sub) way, curated by Yashodhara Dalmia ,Grosvenor
Vadehra London.
  • Constructed Realities, curated by Gayatri Sinha, Guild Mumbai.
2010 Invisible cities, Aicon Gallery, New York
2010 Video Art India, curated by Luissa Ortinez, Fundacio la Caixa,
Barcelona, Spain.
2010 The Black Cube, Video art festival curated by Johny M L.
This program was a part of the international documentary film
Festival at Trivandrum,Kerala.
2010 The way we are, curated by Oindrilla Maity, Mon Art Gallery,
2010 Snow, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, Palette art Gallery,New Delhi and
Tao Art Gallery,Mumbai.
2010 By George, Curated by Gitanjali Dang,
2010 Volta Art Fair New York, Video Space, Budapest, Hungary.
2010 VIDEO Silvasa art gallery, DN&H, curated by Johny M L.
2009 Marvelous Reality, Gallery Espace (Rabindra Bhavan ) New Delhi
curated by Sunil Mehra.
2009 If I were a saint.. Curated by Johny M L
At Travencore Art Gallery,New Delhi.
2009 Lost in the urban maze,Palette Gallery ,New Delhi.
2009 What makes India urban? At Aedes Gallery Berlin,Curated
By Anand Patel
2009 A new Vanguard, at Guild New York and Saffron Art,New York.
2009 Expressions at Tihar, Ojas Art, Matighar, IGNCA New Delhi.
2009 In Focus contemporary Indian photography,
Crimson the art resource, Banglore
2009 Poetic Documentary, Aicon Gallery,London.
2009 India Art Summit , Pragatimaithan ,New Delhi.
2009 ARCO Art Fair, Madrid.
2009 RELATIVE VisA Curated by Bose Krishnamachari,
Bodhi Art Mumbai.
2009 BAPU Curated by Gayatri Sinha, Saffron Art, Mumbai.
2008 Video Zone-4, The 4th International video art Biennial,
Tel Aviv, Israel.
2008 MAM SCREEN, Mori Art Museum, Japan.
2008 India Moderna, Ivam Museum, Valencia,Spain.
2008 Chalo India, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
2008 VIDEOMIX.INDIA. La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2008 Popular Reality, The stainless, New Delhi.
2008 INDIAVATA (India + Avatar)
Contemporary artists from India.
Gallery SUN Contemporary, Seoul, Korea
2008 Young Contemporary Indian Artists, 1x1 Gallery, Dubai.
2008 Walk on line, Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
curated by Ranjita Chaney
2008 CLICK! Contemporary photography in India, curated
by Sunil Gupta and Radhika Singh, Vadehra art gallery, Delhi.
2008 Who knows Mr.Gandhi? Aicon Gallery, London.
2007 Re-visioning Materiality, Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
2007 City Cite Site, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2007 Rasa Manthan: The Thematic Art Installations, New Delhi.
2007 Sign2007, video and documentary film festival,
Trivandrum, Kerala.
2007 Frieze Art fair, Khoj pavilion, London.
2007 Here There Now, Contemporary art from India
Soulflower Gallery, Bangkok.
2007 Public Places/Private Spaces:
Contemporary Photography and Video Art In India,
Curated by Gayatri Sinha,The Newark Museum, New Jersey, U S A
2007 After Shock Conflict, Violence and Resolution
in Cotemporary Art, a group show supported by Sainsbury Centre
in collaboration with Matthew Shaul and the UH Galleries in
England, curated by Yasmin Zahir
2007 Indian photo and Media Art: a journey of Discovery Exhibition
Vienna, Austria.
2007 Horn Please: Narratives in contemporary Indian Art
Kunstmuseam Bern, Switzerland.
2007 Reading Paint, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok, Thailand.
2007 Dreaming Childhood, at Leap years, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
2007 Making History Our Own, Organized by SAHMAT
AIFACS gallery, New Delhi.
2007 Young & Free, at Intercontinental, Nehru place, New Delhi.
2007 World Social Forum, Nairobi.
2006 ROCK, Curated by Himanshu Desai at Kitab Mehal, Mumbai.
2006 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin 2006,
a film and video festival in Paris and Berlin.
2006 Paper flute, curated by Johny M.L at Gallery Espace New Delhi.
2006 Impossible India, at Frankfurt Kunstverein. Curated by
Nina Montmann supported by Goethe-Institute, Germany.
2006 Ghost in the machine and other stories
(Video, interactive media and sound)
at Apeejay Media Gallery,Delhi, Curated by Pooja Sood.
2006 REAL 2006, organized by Matters of art .com at
Visual Art gallery, Habitat Center, New Delhi
2006 Dilli Dur Ast, a lens based workshop in the walled city of Delhi.
2006 Art for Prabhat, Artists paint on paper
made by mentally handicapped Students,
Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Center, New Delhi.
2006 Infinite-Us, Planet art Gallery, Gurgaon, Haryana.
2006 Art in Cinema, Habitat center, New Delhi.
2005 Eternal Recurrence Return, Shangrila Hotel, New Delhi.
2005 Double – Enders, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2005 Self x Social
Self stranger parent resource worker
School of Arts and Aesthetics Gallery, New Delhi
curated by Geeta Kapur.
2005 Are we like this only? at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi,
curated by Vidya Shivdas, Organized by Vadehra Gallery,
New Delhi.
2005 Ko video, Durban festival.
2004 Journeys, Visual Arts Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2004 Median, an exhibition of paintings & sculptures, Epiques Gallery,
Green park, New Delhi.
2004 Between Rivers, C-28 West End, New Delhi.
2004 Making of India, organized by SAHAMAT
at Rabindrabhavan, New Delhi.
2003 Crossing Generations Diverge, National Gallery of Modern Art,
Mumbai, Curated by Geeta Kapur and Chaitanya Sambrani.
2003 Indians + Cowboys, Gallery 4A,
Asian-Australia Arts Center, Sydney Australia,
Curated by Ruth Watson.
2003 Arting Jerusalem, an art project at Jerusalem, Israel.
2003 Shisha, an exhibition of Indian and French artists
at Sanskriti Pratistan, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi.
Latter traveled to France.
2003 Invasions, an exhibition of creative posters
at Palm Court Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
2002 Photographica, at Cittadellarte, Biella, Italy
2002 Circo Fragile, a story telling event at Pavia University Italy.
2002 Unidee in Progress, Pistoletto Foundation, Biella, Italy.
2001 Millennium Vision, Arushi Art Gallery, Delhi.
2001 Small but significant, a group show, Arpana Fine Arts, Delhi.
2001 Art for Prabhat, Arpana Fine Arts, Delhi
2001 …and Buddha smiled again,
Organized by Master’s Guild, Indian
National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, New Delhi.
2001 KHOJ BOX, Art Inc. Shahpurjat, New Delhi.
1998 Explorations, a site-specific installation project organized
by Jamia Millia University, New Delhi.
1996 Kalamela, Balbhavan, New Delhi.
1996 Traveling Exhibition, organized
by Kerala Lalitkala Academy, Exhibited in Madras and Bangalore.
1995 Group shows 95, an exhibition of Painting and Graphics,
at Thiruvananthapuram Fine Arts Gallery.
1994 Annual Exhibition conducted by Kerala Lalitkala Academy.


2008 worked on a multi media installation project on Hybridity in collaboration with London based artist/photographer Dave Luise. Facilitated and organized by Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

2007-08 The National Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea.
2005 At CCA7 (Caribbean Contemporary Arts), Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
2004 At Khoj Studios, Khirkee Village, New Delhi
2002 Unidee, at Cittadellarte, Foundation Pistoletto, Biella, Italy. 


2009 Imagine peace, Khoj Studios,Kirkee Ex. New Delhi.
2006 Dilli Dur Ast, a lens based workshop in the walled city of Delhi.
2005 Sandarbh, an artist workshop and residency programme organized by Beneshwer Lok Vikas Sansthan at Partapur, Rajasthan
  • GASTH OF 2002, an event organized by Stadelschule at Frankfurt, Germany Worked for a month at College of Fine 
  • Arts, Sydney, Australia in Connection with an exhibition project, Indians + Cowboys
2002 Worked for a month at College of Fine Arts, Sydney, Australia in connection with an exhibition project, Indians + Cowboys.
2001 Khoj International artists workshop at Modinagar
1998 Yuva Mahotsav, organized by Sahitya Kala Parishad, at Sapru House. New Delhi. 

Upcoming shows

Singapore Biennale 2011
Venice Biennale/ India pavilion 2011
Tolstoy Farm 2011

Scholarships | Award

2007 Asian art fellowship, Museum of contemporary art, Korea.
2005 Sanskriti Award in Visual Art
2002 Awarded Inlaks Scholarship
1995-97 Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Scholarship for Visual Arts

Presentation and talk

2010 Video presentation and talk at Faculty of fine arts,
Jamia Millia University ,Delhi.
  • Lecture and workshop on video art Collage of fine arts,
    Trivandrum, Kerala.
  • Lecture and workshop at Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea.
2007 National workshop on gender and space, School of social sciences,
JNU, New Delhi
2007 U H Galleries, University of Hatfield, England.
2005 Inter America Space, CCA7, Trinidad and Tobago.
2005 Rabindra Bhavan Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi.
2002 Conservatory, Birmingham University, England
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