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Aji. V.N

Artist
Kallissery, Kerala, India
1968

Academic and artistic education details

1986-1991 College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum (BFA in Painting)
1991 working period at Canoria Centre of Art, Ahmadabad
1992-1995 College of Art, Delhi (MFA in Painting)
1996-1997 Lecturer in the Department of Painting at the College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum
2001-2002 werkbeurs (grant from Foundation for Visual Arts, The Netherlands)
2003 basisstipendium (grant from Foundation for Visual Arts, The Netherlands)

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1995 Galerie Schoo, Amsterdam. The Netherlands.
1998 Foundation for Indian Artists Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Foundation for Indian Artists Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007 Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery, Mumbai, India. (cat.)
2009 Nature Morte, New Delhi, and Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery, Mumbai, India. (cat.)
2013 Aji V.N. Tekeningen. Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherland. (cat.)
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (a selection)
1986 Kerala State Lalitha Kala Academy Exhibition, Trivandrum, India
1995 In den vreemde. Der Aa-kerk, Groningen. With Cheri Samba, Tiong Ang, Ricardo Brey, Roy Villevoye.
KunstRAI Amsterdam, presentation by Foundation for Indian Artists
1997 participation in cultural exchange program; 2 month working period in Thiruvananthapuram with Ulay, Remy Jungerman, Anne Marie Spijker, Judith Krebbekx and Juul Kraijer.
participation in artist camp by Lalitha Kala Academy, Trissur, India
1998 Bilkool. RMIT Project Space, Victoria & Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
2001 Bollywood Has Arrived. Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. With Remy Jungerman, Rob Birza,
Bhupen Kakhar, Juul Kraijer, Dianne Hagen, Berend Strik and others.
2002 No I.D. Artists from India and The Netherlands. Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2004 Arte termita contra Elefante Blanco - Comportamientos Actuales del Dibujo Museo ICO, Madrid, Spain. With Robert Gober, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin, Marlene Dumas and others. Curated by Pablo Llorca (cat.)
The Sacrifice. An intimate I. Museum De Beyerd, Breda,The Netherland. (cat.)
Anticipations. Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay. Curated by The Fine Art Resource. (cat.)
2005 The artist lives and works. Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. (cat.)
Double Enders. Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay; Vahdehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Durbar Hall, Kochi and Bangalore, India. Curated by Bose Krishnamachari (cat.)
2006 Four by four. Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, India. (cat.)
2007 1st Anniversary Exhibition. Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery, Mumbai, India.
Drawing Typologies. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (cat.)
Ten Light years. Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, India, (cat.)
2008 Affair. 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai. U.A.E.. (cat.)
Verloren Paradijs. Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands. (cat.)
Artforum Berlin, Germany (Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery). With Jyothi Basu and Ratheesh T. (cat.)
2009 The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia. The Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Against Exclusion. Curated by Jean-Hubert Martin. (cat.)
Tracing Time - Works on Paper. Bodhi Art Gallery, Mumbai, India
2010 Have I ever opposed you? New art from India and Pakistan. Faye Fleming and Partner, Geneva, Switzerland.
Hommage a l'art du dessin. Institut Néerlandais, Paris, France. Curated by Paul van der Eerden. (cat.)
Nominees Dolf Henkes Award. TENT. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
A Thin Line. Galerie Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011 Art Summit, New Delhi, India. Presentation by Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery
5th Anniversary Exhibition. Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery, Mumbai, India
All About Drawing. 100 Nederlandse kunstenaars. Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands. (cat.)
Le Salon du Dessin Contemporain. with Galerie Bernard Jordan. Paris, France
Paysage Mental. Le Dessin sans Dessein. Musee Eugene Leroy, Tourcoing, France
Contemporary Art from India. World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland. Curated by Tasneem Zakaria Mehta.
2012 Mumbai Gallery Weekend. Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India. Presentation by Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery
Hongkong International Art Fair. Presentation by Mirchandani+Steinrücke Gallery
2013 Ik hou van Holland. Nederlandse kunst na 1945. Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, The Netherlands. (cat.)
2014 Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Kerala, India. Curated by Jitish Kallat. (cat.)
2015 Above Reality. Garage, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Curated by Hans van der Ham.
Reviving the Retinal. OED Gallery, Kochi, India. Curated by Kathleen Wyma

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