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Gigi Scaria

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Gigi Scaria was born in Kothanalloor, Kerela. He started his art education with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram after which he moved to New Delhi to complete a degree in Master of Arts from Jamia Millia Islamia.
Through his art he portrays the issues arising out of the rapid urbanization of cities, along with exploration of the idea of migration. He uses varied mediums such as installations, screen prints, photography, painting and sculpture.

Academic and artistic education details

1998- M.F.A. (painting),Jamia Millia University, New Delhi
1995-  B.F.A. (painting),College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram.

Particulars about your individual / group exhibitions

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 - '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.

Group SHOWS:
2011 - Every one agrees: it’s about to explode, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, India Pavilion at 54 thVenice Biennale.
2011 - Tolstoy Farm : Archive of Uttopia, Curated by Gayatri Singha.
2011 - 3rd Singapore Biennale, curated by Russell Storer and Trevor Smith.
2010 - Freadom to March, Curated by Johny M L AND Anubhav Nath Rabindra Bhavan , New Delhi
2010 - FIAC Art fair, Paris, France. Represented by Video Space, Budapest.
2010 - West Havens: Place time play: India China Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China. Curated by Chitanya Sambrani.
2010 - Finding India, Museum of contemporary art( MOCA) Taipei.
2010 - SAMTIDIGT Indian contemporary art exhibition, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland and Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
2010 - 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.
2010 - 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, Calcutta.
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.

Information on appreciations and awards

2007 - Asian art fellowship, Museum of contemporary art, Korea.
2005 - Sanskriti Award in Visual Art
2002 - Awarded Inlaks Scholarship
1995-1997 -Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Scholarship for Visual Arts

Particulars about your art works- paintings or sculptures

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