Paribartana Mohanty


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Audience at the Venue Act the Victim Public Audition Devi Art Foundation, Gurgoan, 2012, performance
Paribartana Mohanty, Audience At The Venue Act The Victim Public Audition Devi Art Foundation, Gurgoan (2012) Performance.

Paribartana Mohanty is a storyteller, works with video, performance-lecture, painting, writing, and curation. He obtained his Masters degree in History of Art from National Museum Institute, New Delhi (2006) and Bachelors in Fine Art from Dhauli College of Art and craft, Bhubaneswar (2004). He participated in the SOMA Summer Program 2018 focusing on the question of ‘Sustainability’ in Mexico City, supported by the Sharjah Art Foundation (2018). Mohanty also attended an intensive summer residency program at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture supported by Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation (2016), and a workshop on ‘Games’ by artist Carsten Holler at the Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain (2017).

Paribartana worked as one of the curators for Kochi Students’ Biennale, as part of Kochi Muziris Biennale 2016. He was a recipient of Visiting Artist Fellowship at South Asia Institute, Harvard University, Boston (2016), Tokyo Wonder Site International Creator Residency (2014), FICA Emerging Artist Award (2011), and City as Studio 1, Sarai-CSDS Media Lab Associate Fellowship for Contemporary Art and Media Practices (2010). Paribartana did his 2nd solo exhibition Trees are Stranger Than Aliens in the Movies in September 2018 at the Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. The same gallery in Delhi organised his first exhibition Kino is the Name of a Forest in 2012. He has presented his performance-lecture at the Onassis Foundation (Athens), School of Arts and Aesthetics (JNU), Sharjah March Meeting, InC gathering of artists, Dhalao and Sarai Reader CSDS, New Delhi, Kochi Muziris Biennale symposia On Education, Taj Ske residency in Bangalore among many others. He has exhibited in many group exhibitions, film festivals and residencies across the globe. Paribartana works with WALA, an artists’ collective based in Delhi, engaged in public, community and site-specific art projects, public performances and guided tours in the city.

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