Gupta (b.1976) lives and works in Mumbai, India where
she has studied sculpture at the Sir J. J. School of Fine Arts
from 1992 to 1997.
had solo shows at Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, Arnofini
in Bristol, OK Centrum in Linz, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem,
Lalit Kala Akademie with Vadehra Art Gallery in New Delh, and
Gallerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, Galleria Continua, San gimignano
and Gallery Chemould Prescott Road in Mumbai. In 2015, she presented
a solo project at ‘My East is Your West’ a two person
joint India Pakistan exhibition, by the Gujral Foundation in Venice.
has participated in the 8th Berlin Biennale, Sharjah Biennale
‘13, Younger Than Jesus Triennale at New Museum, New York;
Lyon Biennale ‘09 curated by Hou Hanru; Gwangju Biennale
‘08 directed by Okwui Enwezor and curated by Ranjit Hoskote;
Yokohama Triennale ‘08 curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist; Liverpool
Biennale ‘06 curated by Gerardo Mosquera and biennales at
Auckland, Seoul, Havana, Sydney, Echigo- Tsumari and Shanghai.
Gupta's work has been shown in leading international institutions
and museums such as the Tate Modern, Serpentine Gallery, Fondazione
Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Mori Museum,
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Museum, Chicago Cultural Center,
Louisiana Museum and Devi Art Foundation in Gurgaon amongst others.
In 2012 she designed the book ‘dates.sites: Project Cinema
City Bombay/Mumbai’, edited by Madhusree Dutta. She has
co-facilitated ‘Crossovers & Rewrites: Borders over
Asia Museum of Contemporary Art, World Social Forum, Porto Alegre’
in 2005 and ‘Aar Paar, a public art exchange project between
India and Pakistan alongwith Huma Mulji from 2002 – 2006.
Her solo show 'Drawing in the Dark’ traveled to three European
institutions in 2017, starting from Kiosk in Ghent. In the same
year she showed a site specific project in a church in Kassel
and participated at the NGV Triennale, Melbourne and the Gotemberg
biennale which was titled after her lightwork 'WheredoIendandyoubegin'.
In 2018, she will show 'We change each other', an outdoor light
installation in her neighbourhood on Carter Road and will have
solo shows at Yaarat in Baku and at Parasol Unit in London.