2006 Contemporary Commonwealth. Presented by Australian Centre for the Moving Image and National Gallery of Victoria. 2006 Contemporary Commonwealth. Presented by ACMI and the National Gallery of Victoria


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Artist Biography

Shilpa Gupta was born in 1976 in Mumbai, India, where she currently lives and works. Between 1992 and 1997 she studied sculpture at the Sir J. J. School of Fine Arts in Mumbai. Gupta has exhibited in many international exhibitions including Art Meets Media-Adventures in Perception, ICC Tokyo, 2005; 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, 2005; ISEA, Tallinn Estonia, 2004; Asian Traffic, Asia-Australia Art Centre, Sydney, 2004; Transmediale, Berlin, 2004; Edge of Desire, Asia Society, New York, and Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 2004; Video Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil, 2003; Moist, MAAP, Beijing, 2002; Self, IMA, Brisbane, 2002; Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis, Tate Modern, London, 2001. Recent projects include Blessed Bandwidth commissioned by Tate Online, and Your Kidney Supermarket which received the Transmediale Interaction Award, 2004. In 2005 she received the Sanskrit Prathisthan Award, New Delhi.


Untitled 2004

Artist Statement

1 - 2 - 3 - 4. Click
Look Straight – Don't See – STAY
Jog Jog Jog. Stay on the Spot. Jog Jog Stay
Stay Don't Interrupt. PRAY. Click. Fun Merry Merry Merry Fun Fun. Click. DO or OUT.
Click. Aim 1234 Right Kill 1234 Left Aim Click Click 1234 Shoot Aim Shoot 12344,4
War on Terror War on Terror Everybody Bend; Don't Talk, Don't See, Don't Hear.

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