New Geographies of Feminist Art: China, Asia, and the World

N. Pushpamala

N. Pushpamala, Circus, from the photo-performance project Native Women of South India: Manners and Customs, 2000-2004, type C-print on metallic paper, 20 x 24 inches, from Trans Asia Photography Review online.

Born 1956, Bangalore, India. The Artist Lives and Work in Bangalore and New Delhi. Her works have been exhibited around the world. Some of her solo exhibitions are Paris Autumn – video and photo installation, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai (2009), Paris Autumn – video and photo installation, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA and at Nature Morte, New Delhi (2008), Streetside Theatre, outdoor photo installation on bridge, Media Wave Festival, Gyor, Hungary (2008). And countless group exhibitions, such as The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (2010), Republic of Illusions, Gallerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria (2009), and Failed Plot, Korean International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea (2009).

Pushpamala’s work is discussed in Parul Dave-Mukherji’s presentation Looking Laterally: N. Pushpamala and the Paris-Mumbai-Bangkok Connections.


O’Hehir, A. 2008. “Pushpampala N and Clare Arni: The Native Types.” Artonview, 53: 40-1.

Pushpamala, N., M. Prasad, M. Jakimowicz, and Bose Pacia. 2004. Pushpamala N: Indian Lady. New York: Bose Pacia.

Sinha, A. 2008. “Response: Modernism in India: A Short History of a Blush.” The Art Bulletin, 90(4): 561-8.

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