Gigi Scaria Born 1973 – Kothanalloor, Kerala
Education
• 1998 Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Jamia Millia University, New Delhi. • 1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram
Exhibitions
Selected Solo Exhibitions
• 2009 ‘Amusement Park’, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
• 2009 ‘Settlement’, Christian Hosp, Berlin
• 2008 ‘Triviality of Our Everyday Existence’, Recent Photographs and Video, The National Art Studio, Changdong, Seoul and Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2008 ‘New Perspectives From India’, Recent Photographs and Video, H-Cube Gallery, Seoul
• 2007 ‘Absence of an Architect’, Video Installations, Paintings and Photographs at Palette Gallery New Delhi
• 2005 ‘Where are the Amerindians?’, Inter America Space at CCA7, Trinidad
• 2001 Exhibition of Recent Works at Art Inc., Shahpur Jat, New Delhi • 1998 Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures at The Great Art Gallery, New Delhi
Selected Group Exhibitions
• 2010 ‘Freedom to March: Rediscovering Gandhi through Dandi’, presented by Ojas Art at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
• 2010 ‘Who Has Seen Gandhi?’, presented by Tangerine Art Space at Raj Bhavan; KynKyny Art Gallery and Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore
• 2010 ‘Indian (Sub)Way’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Grosvenor Vadehra, London
• 2010 ‘Constructed Realities’, The Guild, Mumbai
• 2010 ‘Invisible Cities’, Aicon Gallery, New York
• 2010 ‘Snow’, The Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi in collaboration with Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2010 ‘By George’, presented by Cherry Art Foundation at Alliance Francaise de Delhi, New Delhi
• 2010 ‘The Way We Are’, Mon Art Gallerie, Kolkata
• 2010 1×1 Art Gallery, Dubai
• 2009-10 ‘Evidentia’, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
• 2009 ‘If I Were A Saint’, presented by The Shrine Empire Gallery at Travancore Gallery, New Delhi • 2009 ‘Lost In An Urban Maze’, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2009 ‘A New Vanguard: Trends in Contemporary Indian Art’, Saffronart, New York; The Guild, New York
• 2009 ‘Harvest 09: Part II’, Arushi Arts, New Delhi
• 2009 ‘In Focus: Contemporay Indian Photography’, Crimson- The Art Resource, Bangalore
• 2009 ‘Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art’, Grosvenor Gallery, London
• 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 ‘Poetic Documentary’, Aicon, London
• 2009 ‘Relative Visa’, Bodhi Space, Mumbai
• 2009 ‘Bapu’, Saffronart, Mumbai
• 2009 ‘MAM SCREEN’, Mori Art Museum, Japan
• 2008-09 ‘Where In The World’, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
• 2008-09 ‘Popular Reality’, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi; Jam Jar, Dubai; Clark House, Mumbai
• 2008 ‘Keep Drawing’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
• 2008 ‘Walk On Line’, Avanthy Contemporary, Zurich
• 2008 ‘Indiavata (India + Avatar)’: Contemporary Artists from India, Gallery Sun Contemporary, Korea
• 2008 ‘Young Contemporary Indian Artists’, 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai
• 2008 ‘Click! Contemporary Photography in India’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2008 ‘Who Knows Mr. Gandhi ?’, Aicon Gallery, London
• 2007 ‘Reflections, Refractions and Refutations: New and Recent Work by Artists from India’, Soulflower Gallery, Bangkok
• 2007 ‘Public Places/Private Spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art in India’, The Newark Museum, New Jersy, USA
• 2007 ‘After Shock: Conflict, Violence and Resolution in Contemporary Art’, a group show supported by Sainsbury Centre in collaboration with Matthew Shaul and the UH Galleries in England
• 2007 ‘Indian Photo and Media Art: A Journey of Discovery’, at Vienna, Austria
• 2007 ‘Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art’, Kunstmuseam Bern, Switzerland
• 2007 ‘Dreaming Childhood, Leap Years’, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
• 2007 ‘Making History Our Own’, organized by SAHMAT at All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
• 2007 ‘Young & Free’, Intercontinental, Nehru Place, New Delhi
• 2007 Delhi World Social Forum, Nairobi
• 2007 ‘India Revealed’, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples
• 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 ‘Here There Now: Contemporary Art form India’, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok
• 2007 ‘Reading Paint’, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok
• 2006 ‘ROCK’, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai
• 2006 ‘Paper Flute’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
• 2006 ‘Impossible India’, Frankfurt Kunstverein, supported by Goethe-Institute, Germany
• 2006 ‘Ghost In The Machine and Other Stories (Video, Interactive Media and Sound) at Apeejay Media Gallery, New Delhi
• 2006 ‘REAL 2006’, organized by Matters of art.com at Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
• 2006 ‘Dilli Dur Ast’, a Lens Based Workshop in The Walled City of New Delhi
• 2006 ‘Art for Prabhat’, Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre, 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 at School of Arts and Aesthetics Gallery, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
• 2005 ‘Are We Like This Only?’, organized by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
• 2004 ‘Journeys’, Visual Arts Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
• 2004 Median an Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures at Epiques Gallery, Green Park, New Delhi
• 2004 ‘Between Rivers’, C-28 West End, New Delhi
• 2004 ‘Making of India’, organized by SAHMAT at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
• 2003 ‘Diverge: Crossing Generations ‘, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
• 2003 ‘Indians + Cowboys’, Gallery 4A, Asian-Australia Arts Center, Sydney
• 2003 ‘Arting Jerusalem’, an Art Project at Jerusalem, Israel
• 2003 ‘Shisha’, an Exhibition of Indian and French Artists at Sanskriti Pratisthan, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, Later traveled to France
• 2003 ‘Invasions’, an Exhibition of Creative Posters at Palm Court Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
• 2002 ‘Photographica’, 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, New Delhi
• 2001 ‘Small But Significant’, Arpana Fine Arts, New Delhi
• 2001 ‘Art for Prabhat’, artists paint on paper made by mentally handicapped Students at Arpana Fine Arts, New Delhi
• 2001 ‘ …and Buddha Smiled Again’, organized by Master’s Guild at Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, New Delhi
• 2001 KHOJ BOX, at Art Inc. Shahpur Jat, New Delhi
• 2001 ‘Ego Containers’, a collection of boxes by selected artists at Alter Ego an Adornment store
• 1998 ‘Explorations’, a site-specific installation project organized by Jamia Millia University, New Delhi
• 1996 Kalamela, at Bal Bhavan, New Delhi
• 1996 Traveling Exhibition organized by Kerala Lalit Kala Academy, exhibited in Chennai and Banglore
• 1995 Group show 95, an Exhibition of Painting and Graphics, at Thiruvananthapuram Fine Arts Gallery

Participations
• 2010 ‘Place.Time.Play: India-China Contemporary Art’, West Heavens Exhibition Project, presented by Shanghai International Culture Association, Institute of Visual Culture (China Academy of Art) at Shanghai Art Museum Lecture Hall, Shanghai
• 2010 ‘Finding India: Art for the New century’, presented by Sakshi Gallery at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Taipei
• 2010 ‘Roundabout’, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
• 2010 ‘Go See India’, part of India-Sweden Cultural Exchange Program presented by Emami Chisel, Kolkata at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata; Vasa Konsthal and Gallery-Scandinavia, Gothenburg
• 2010 ‘The Volta Show’, New York presnted by Videospace, Budapest
• 2009 ‘Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvelous Reality’, 20 Years Celebration of Gallery Espace at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
• 2009 ‘Failed Plot’, part of KIAF 09 at COEX, Seoul
• 2009 ‘Expressions at Tihar’, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
• 2009 ‘Art HK 09’, Hong Kong presented by The Guild, Mumbai
• 2009 ‘Contemporary Indian Art: Open Your Third Eye’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
• 2009 ‘ARCOmadrid’, Spain presented by curator Bose Krishnamachari for ‘Panoroma: India’
• 2008 ‘Video Zone- 4’, 4th International Video Art Biennale, Tel Aviv, Israel
• 2008 ‘Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art’, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Mori Art Museum, Japan
• 2008 ‘India: Public Places, Private Spaces’, Contemporary Photography and Video Art, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA
• 2008 ‘Difficult to Imagine Easy to Construct’, at Art Asia Fair/ Scope Miami 2008 presented by Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2008 ‘Chaos in Order’, mounted by Lalit Kala Akademi in association with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Social Republic of Vietnam and the Embassy of India in Vietnam
• 2008 ‘Harvest 2008’, organized by Arushi Arts at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
• 2008 ‘VIDEOMIX.INDIA’, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
• 2007 ‘Frieze Art Fair’, Khoj Pavilion, London
• 2007 ‘Sign 2007’, Video and Documentary Film Festival, Trivandrum, Kerala
• 2006 ‘Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin 2006’, a Film and Video Festival in Paris and Berlin
• 2005 Ko Video, Durban Festival
• 1994 Annual Exhibition conducted by Kerala Lalit Kala Academy
Honours and Awards
• 2007-08 Multi Media Installation Project on ‘Hybridity’, as part of Residency 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’, Part of Residency at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
• 2007 Asian Art Fellowship, Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
• 2005 Residency at CCA7(Caribbean Contemporary Arts), Trindad and Tobago, West Indies
• 2005 Sanskriti Award in Visual Art • 2004 Residency at Khoj Studios, New Delhi • 2004 Residency at Unidee 2002 at Cittadellarte, Foundation Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

Gigi Scaria, Anchored, 60×50 inches, Acrylic and Auto

This is not a Pipe, water colour and automobile paint on paper, 16 x 24, year 2011

Gigi Scaria, Everyday, 30×20 Inches, Digital Print on Archival Paper, 2011

Gigi Scaria, Everyday, 30×20 Inches, Digital Print on Archival Paper, 2011