Vivek Vilasini

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Ambassadors Archival Print On Hahnemule Photo Rag, Fine Art Paper 5x6 Ft © Vivek Vilasini
Creation of Adam, 2008 K3 Inks On Archival Canvas   132.08 X 264.16 Cm © Vivek Vilasini
Gandhi street Black And White Photograph 54" X 78" © Courtesy of the artist & Gallery Sumukha - Chennai
Night Sea Voyage - II, 2007 Archival Print On Hahnemuhle Fine Art Bright White Archival Paper 40 X 60 In © Saffronart
Between One Shore and Several Others (after Pieter Bruegel`s "Blind Leading the Blind") , 2009 Archival Print On Ilford Silk Fibre Paper 48 X 73 In © Saffronart
Notation of Movement 10' X 10' X 7'3" © The Stainless
Too Many Fables on The Ground 15' X 15' X 4' © The Stainless
Last supper gaza, 2009 K3 Inks On Archival Canvas 52' X 143' © Ashna Gallery
Unfinished hindi lesson, 2006 Casein On Canvas 6' X 4' © Ashna Gallery
The queer conduct of a hermit , 2006 Casein On Canvas 6' X 12' © Ashna Gallery
Bachelor , 2006 Casein On Canvas 6' X 8' © Ashna Gallery
A study for architect with a plan , 2006 Casein On Canvas 4' X 6' © Ashna Gallery
Between One Shore and Several Others (After Richard Hamilton's Just What Is it) Photomontage 54" X 55" © Phyllis Weston Gallery
Between One Shore and Several Others (Potato Eaters after Van Gogh) Archival Photograph 54" X 67" © Phyllis Weston Gallery
Do Not Urinate, 2009 Digital Print On Archival Paper 58 X 58 Inches © Shrine Empire Gallery
Through the looking glass , 2010 Digital Print On Archival Paper 49" X 110.5" © Ojas Art
Housing Dreams 60" X 240" © Gallery Sumukha
Creation of Adam © Courtesy of the artist & Kashi Art Gallery
© Courtesy of the artist & The Sakshi Gallery
Quick Facts
Trishur, Kerala
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Vivek Vilasini

         1964 -   Trichur, Kerala


  • 1987 Studied Sculptural Practices from Traditional Craftsmen
  • 1984 BA in Political Science, Kerala University
  • Trained as a Marine Radio Officer, All India Marine College, Kochi, Kerala

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2011 'Between One Shore and Several Others', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
  • 2009 'Vernacular Chants III, 2009', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Between One Shore and Several Others- III’, Birds Gallery, Trivandurum, Kerala
  • 2008 ‘Between One Shore and Several Others- II’, Arushi Arts, New Delhi
  • 2007 ‘Between One Shore and Several Others’, presented by Sumukha Gallery, Bangalore at Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
  • 2001 Contemporary Art Gallery, Lalit Kala Academy, Kochi, Kerala

  • Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2011 'Anecdotes', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2011 'High-Light', presented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at The Oberoi, Gurgaon
  • 2011 'Tolstoy Farm: Archive of Utopia', presented by Seven Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 2011 'Lens-ing It', Ashna Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2011 'The Narrator, Protagonist and the Other', Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
  • 2011 'Against All Odds: A Contemporary Response to the Historiography of Archiving Collecting, and Museums in India', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 2010 'Freedom to March: Rediscovering Gandhi through Dandi', presented by Ojas Art at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 2010 'Docu Tour', Gallery BMB, Mumbai
  • 2009-10 'Evidentia', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
  • 2009 'If I Were A Saint', presented by The Shrine Empire Gallery at Travancore Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2009 'Recycled', Bose Pacia, Kolkata
  • 2009 'Dear Jabir', The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2009 'A New Vanguard: Trends in Contemporary Indian Art', Saffronart, New York; The Guild, New York
  • 2009 'Beyond the Form', Bajaj Capital Art House; Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2009 'In Focus: Contemporay Indian Photography', Crimson- The Art Resource, Bangalore
  • 2009 'Re-Claim/ Re-Cite/ Re-Cycle', presented by Latitude 28 at Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi; Bose Pacia, Kolkata
  • 2009 'Metamorphosis: Change and Continuity in Indian Contemporary Art', Artworks, Cincinnati in Partnership with PAC Gallery, Phyllis Weston-Annie Bolling Gallery and the Krohn Conservatory
  • 2009 'Bapu', Saffronart, Mumbai
  • 2009 'Material Texts', Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, Kerala
  • 2008-09 'Signs Taken for Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan', Aicon Gallery, London
  • 2008-09 'Hot Shots', The Viewing Room, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Popular Reality’, Stainless Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2008 ‘Who Knew Mr. Gandhi?’, Aicon Gallery, London
  • 2008 The Viewing Room, Mumbai
  • 2008 Gallery Kolkata, Kolkata
  • 2008 Gallerie Christian Hosp, Austria
  • 2008 'Affair', One x One Gallery, Dubai
  • 2007 ‘Saptarishi: Encounter With Steel’, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2007 ‘Reading Paint’, Soulflower Gallery, Bangkok
  • 2007 ‘Modern to Contemporary’, Gallery Kolkata, Kolkata
  • 2007 Srishti Gallery, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
  • 2007 ‘Panchatantra’, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, Kaerala
  • 2007 ‘Arts for Peace’, Hera Art Gallery, Rhode Island
  • 2006 ViArt Gallery, Gallery Romain Roland, New Delhi
  • 2006 ‘Rock’, Gallery Art Resource Trust, Mumbai
  • 2006 ‘A Compensation for What Has been Lost’, Travancore House, New Delhi
  • 2006 ‘Waging Peace’, Hera Art Gallery, Rhode Island
  • 2006 ‘Satyagraha: Indian and South African Artists’, New Delhi & Dublin
  • 2005 ‘Eternal Recurrence’, Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi
  • 2005 'Double Enders', Mumbai, New Delhi; Bangalore, Karnataka and Kochi, Kerala
  • 2004 'Reclaiming the Lotus', Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi
  • 2004 ‘I, Me, Myself’, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, Kerala
  • 2003 ‘Solitude’, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi and Artist Center, Mumbai
  • 2002 ‘Everybody’s Space’, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, Kerala
  • 2002 ‘Exhibition of Drawings’, Dravidia Gallery, Kochi, Kerala
  • 1998 ‘Six Artist Group’, at Alliance Francaise, Dubai
  • 1997 Photographic Exhibition, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah
  • 1996 ‘Six Artist Group’, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah
  • 1996 Alliance Francaise, Dubai
  • 1991 Works Selected by M.F. Hussain at Vadhera Art Gallery and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi

  • Participations

  • 2011 'Of Gods and Goddesses, Cinema, Cricket: The New Cultural Icons of India', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2011 'Time Unfolded', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
  • 2010 'Art Celebrates 2010', represented by Gallery Threshold at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi to coincide with the hosting of the Commonwealth Games
  • 2010 'On the Road to the Next Milestone', part of the Exhibition 'Indian Highway', at Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (HEART), Herning
  • 2009 'India Xianzai: Contemporary Indian Art', Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai
  • 2009 'ARCOmadrid', Spain represented by The Guild, Mumbai
  • 2008-09 ‘India: Public Places, Private Spaces’, Minneapolis Institute Of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • 2008 Presented by 1x1 Art Gallery at Art Paris, Abu Dhabi
  • 2008 Annual Show, Triva Contemporary, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • 2007 ‘Kashi 10 Light Years’,Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, Kerala
  • 2007 ‘India: Public Places, Private Spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art’, Newark Museum, New Jersey
  • 2005 The Reap Project, London
  • 1999,97 Sharjah Biennale
  • 1998 UAE Fine Arts Society Annual Exhibition at Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah

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