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MoMA
New York
Scenes from a New Heritage:
Contemporary Art from the Collection

8 March 2015 – 31 March 2016

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Galerie Lelong
Paris
Nalini Malani
Ana Mendieta
Nancy Spero
15 October - 21 November 2015
 


  
Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean
Mauritius
Solo exhibition
Stories Retold
28 May – 28 August 2015

Link:

icaio.org
 


  
Nalini Malani:
You Can’t keep Acid in a Paper Bag
Authors: Roobina Karode, Shanay Jhaveri, Chaitanya Sambrani, Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Rhana Devenport, Doris von Drahten
Publisher: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, 2015
 


  
Imperial War Museum
Manchester

Asia Triennial Manchester
Curated by Alnoor Mitha
27 September – 23 November 2014

Link:

youtube.com
 


  
Engadiner Museum
St Moritz
Solo exhibition
Nalini Malani
Curated by Birgid Uccia
22 – 31 August 2014
 


  
St Moritz Art Masters
Life Time Achievement Award
Award Ceremony
23 August 2014
 


  
Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh Art Festival
Edinburgh
Commissioned solo presentation
Curated by Sorcha Carey
4-5 August 2014

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National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art
Seoul
Infinite Challenge
Curated by Soojung Yi
29 April – 13 July 2014

Link:

youtube.com
 


  
Kiran Nadar Museum of Art
New Delhi
You can’t Keep Acid in a Paper Bag
Retrospective in Three Chapters (1969-2014)
Curator Roobina Karode
30 January – 21 December 2014

 
 


  
Asia Society Museum
New York
Solo exhibition
Transgressions
Curated by Michelle Yun
19 February – 3 August 2014
 
Link:
asiasociety.org
 


  
Vadehra Art Gallery
New Delhi
Solo Exhibition
Cassandra’s Gift
18 January - 22 February 2014
 


  
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Bombay
Solo Exhibition
Fukuoka Prize
6 December 2013 – 12 January 2014
 


  
Centre de La Gravure
La Louviere
Solo Exhibition
Beyond Print
28 September 2013 - 5 January 2014
 


  
Fukuoka Prize 2013
Award Ceremony
Fukuoka Symphony Hall
12 September

link: 

fukuoka-prize.org


  

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum
Nalini Malani - solo exhibition
Curated by Raiji Kuroda
12 September - 30 December 2013

 


  
First Ikono On Air Festival
Over thirty countries
6 September – 29 September 2013

Link

ikono.org


  
William Kentridge Nalini Malani
The Shadowplay as Medium of Memory
Author: Andreas Huyssen
Publisher: Edizione Charta, Milano
 



  
Galerie Lelong
New York
Solo Exhibition
Nalini Malani: In Search of Vanished Blood
6 September - 26 October 2013
 


  
Bontelabo 2
Bergen
Life is the Only Way
Curated by Bergen Kjøtt & Stiftelsen 3,14
23 Augustus - 27 October 2013
 


  
ArtAsiaPacific
Nalini Malani: In the Heart of Darkness
Cover Feature
Author: Jyoti Dhar
July/August 2013

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Kadist Art Foundation
Paris
L’exigence de la saudade
Curated by Zasha Colah and Sumesh Sharma
18 May – 28 July 2013

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Centre Pompidou Paris
Nalini Malani
Curated by Sophie Duplaix
22 May 2013


 


  
ZKM Media Museum
Karlsruhe
Move on Asia
9 February – 4 August 2013
Curated by Jinsuk SUH
 


  
Art Musings
Bombay
Solo exhibition
Woman Time
9 February – 15 March 2013
 


  

 

National Art Center
Tokyo
Artist File 2013
Curated by Hanako Nishino
23 January – 1 April 2013
 


  
1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale
Artistic Director: Bose Krishnamachari
12 December 2012 – 13 March 2013

Link:
video
 


  
dOCUMENTA (13) Kassel
The dance was very frenetic, lively, rattling, clanging, rolling, contorted and lasted for a long time
 
Artistic Director: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
9 June – 16 September 2012

Link:

In Search of Vanished Blood
 


  
dOCUMENTA (13)
In Search of Vanished Blood
Authors Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Andreas Huyssen, Arjun Appadurai
Including on DVD a documentary by Payal Kapadia
2012


Links:

hatje cantz

hatje cantz artist page


  
Cassandra's Gift
Documentary directed by Payal Kapadia
2012

Link:

trailer
 


  
dOCUMENTA (13)
The Morality of Refusal
Nalini Malani & Arjun Appadurai
23rd book of the dOCUMENTA (13) series 100 Notes - 100 Thoughts.
Lecture by Chus Martínez and a dialogue between Nalini Malani and Arjun Appadurai on 10 January 2012 at Jnanapravaha Bombay.

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Singapore Art Museum
Panorama: Recent Art from Contemporary Asia
Curated by Tan Boon Hui
20 April - 25 December 2012

Link:

singapore art museum
 


  
nparadoxa: International Feminist Art Journal
Feminist Aesthetics Vol 30, July 2012.
Invited to make an artistic contribution for this issue. This follows a previous essay on Nalini Malani by Ann Huber-Sigwart, 'Nalini Malani: Political Metaphors' in Vol 13, 2004.

Link:
nparadoxa
 


  
Art Gallery of New South Wales Sydney
Solo exhibition
Mother India: Video Plays by Nalini Malani
11 March – 20 May 2012

Link:

exhibition: mother india


  
MoMA
New York
The museum acquired the artist’s book ‘Hieroglyphs of Lohar Chawl’ (1991) in 2011, and the video/shadow play ‘Gamepieces’ (2003/2009) in 2010.

Links:

moma collection

  
Tate Liverpool
4 November 2011 – 29 January 2012
Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto
25 February – 3 June 2012
Kunsthalle Hamburg
20 June – 30 September 2012

Alice in Wonderland
Curated by Gavin Delahunty and Christopher Benjamin Schulz
A group exhibition of art influenced by Lewis Caroll’s timeless novels.

Links:

liverpool
trento
hamburg


  
Haeinsa Temple Hapcheon South Korea
Haein Art Project 通 | 통 | Tong
Curators: Yu Yeon Kim(Chief), Jiwoong Yoon. Advisors: Gerardo Mosquera, Martin Brauen
23 September – 6 November 2011
Group exhibition to celebrate the millennial of the Tripitaka Koreana, Buddhist scriptures on wood blocks.

Link:

aaa event detail
 


  
Centre Pompidou Paris
PARIS-DELHI-BOMBAY...
25 May - 19 September 2011
Nalini Malani’s video/shadow play Remembering Mad Meg (2007-2011) is subsequently acquired by the Centre Pompidou.

Links:

centre pompidou


  
Chartres
Mechanical Time – The Spirit of our Age
Nalini Malani wins the international commission competition
2011

 


  
Chemould Prescott Road
Chatterjee & Lal
Bombay
Solo exhibition
Splitting the Other
1 - 30 November 2010

Link:

gallery chemould
 


  
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts
Lausanne
Solo retrospective from 1992 to 2009
Splitting the Other
Curated by Bernard Fibicher 
20 March – 6 June 2010


Links:
malani pdf
 
 


  
Arario
Beijing
The Himalaya Project: Wang Jianwei & Nalini Malani
Curated by Huang Zhuan & Johan Pijnappel
21 November 2009 – 24 January 2010
Seminar at Ullens Art Centre on 24 November 2009


Links:
ucca
arario beijing



 


  
Martin-Gropius-Bau
Berlin
Taswir – Pictorial Mappings of Islam and Modernity
Curated by Almut Sh. Bruckstein Çoruh and Hendrik Budde
5 November 2009 – 18 January 2010
A group exhibition of contemporary forms of Islamic visual expression

 


  
Burger Collection
Berlin
Quadrilogy Part 1: Subjectivity - Conflicting Tales
5 September - 13 December 2009
Curated by Daniel Kurjakovic

Links:

burger collection
quadrilogy


  
Govett Brewster Art Gallery New Plymouth
New Zealand
Solo exhibition
Curated by Rhana Devenport
10 October - 29 November 2009

Link:

govett brewster
 


  
Galerie Lelong
Paris
Solo exhibition
Nalini Malani: Cassandra
15 May - 10 July 2009

Links:

galerie lelong artists



  

Serpentine Gallery
London
 
Astrup Fearnley Museum
Oslo

Indian Highway
Curated by Julia Peyton-Jones, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Gunnar Kvaran
2009

Link:

serpentinegallery indian highway




  
National Museum of Modern Art
Tokyo

2008
National Museum of Modern Art
Kyoto

2008
Olympic Museum of Art 
Seoul 
2009

Emotional Drawing
Curated by Kenjiro Hosako

Links:
momak
 
 



  
Listening to the Shades
Artist's book
Author: Robert Storr. Editor: Johan Pijnappel.
Publisher: Edizione Charta, Milano

Link:

charta art books



  

Arario Gallery
New York

Solo Exhibition
Listening to the Shades
18 September - 25 October 2008

 



  
16th Biennale of Sydney
Revolutions - Forms that Turn
Curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
18 June - 7 September 2008

 
 



  
Nalini Malani
Author: Thomas McEvilley, Chaitanya Sambrani e.o.
Editors: Sean Kissane and Johan Pijnappel
Publisher: Edizione Charta, Milano
2007

Link:

charta art books
 



  

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Dublin

Solo Exhibition
Curated by the director Enrique Juncosa
11 June – 14 October 2007

Link:
imma
 



  

52nd International Venice Biennale
Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind.
Art in the Present Tense.

Curated by Robert Storr
10 June - 21 November 2007

Link: 

venezia 2007tour
 

 



  

Peabody Essex Museum
Salem Massachusetts

Retrospective solo exhibition
Exposing the Source
Curated by Susan Bean
A year long solo exhibition in two chapters
2005-2006

Link: 

pem

 



  
51st Venice Biennale
Icon-India Contemporary
Curated by Julie Evans, Gordon Knox and Peter Nagy
12 June - 31 July 2005

Link:

venezia bien51
 



  

Lalit Kala Akademi Galleries
New Delhi

Crossing Currents: Video Art and Cultural Identity
Curated by Johan Pijnappel
2004

 



  

8th Istanbul Biennial
Yerebatan Cistern

Poetic Justice
Curated by Dan Cameron
2003

Link:

yerebatan e-tour



  

New Museum
New York

Hamletmachine
Solo exhibition
Curated by Dan Cameron

2002

Link:

archive

 
 


  
Apeejay Media Gallery
New Delhi
Solo exhibition
Curated by Johan Pijnappel and Pooja Sood
2002

Link:

apeejaymediagallery
 


  

Tate Modern
London

Century City
Indian section curated by Geeta Kapur and Ashish Rajadhyaksha
2001

Link:

youtube



  

Prince of Wales Museum
Bombay

Solo exhibition
Remembering Toba Tek Singh
Curated by Johan Pijnappel
1999

Link:

youtube



  

2nd Asia-Pacific Triennial
Brisbane

Queensland Art Gallery
Indian section curated by Victoria Lynn, Kamala Kapoor, Rhana Devenport
1996

Link:

qagoma

 


  

1st Africus Biennial
Johannesburg

Indian section curated by Geeta Kapur
1996



  
Max Mueller Bhavan Bombay
Medeamaterial
A theater play
1993
 
 


  

Chemould Gallery Bombay
Solo exhibition
City of Desires
1992

 


  
Bharat Bhavan Bhopal
Kala Yatra Bangalore
Jehangir Art Gallery Bombay
Shridharani Gallery New Delhi
Centre for Contemporary Art New Delhi
Through the Looking Glass
An all female traveling exhibition
Initiated by Nalini Malani
1987-89

Group photograph of participating artists from left to right: Arpita Singh, Nilima Sheikh, Madhvi Parekh, Nalini Malani



  
2nd Havana Biennial
National Museum Cuba
1986
 


  
Jehangir Art Gallery Bombay
Rabindra Bhavan New Delhi
Place for People 
Initiated and organised by
Vivan Sundaram and Nalini Malani
1980-81

Group photograph of participating artists from left to right:
Sudhir Patwardhan, Gulam Mohammed Sheikh, Nalini Malani, Bhupen Khakhar, Jogen Chowdhury, Vivan Sundaram.
 

 

 
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