Naresh Kumar

Born: Patna, (Bihar), India 1988, currently lives and works in Bombay, India
He spent One year in Paris, on a fellowship, and Four year in New Delhi, on a two year Scholarship

Qualification-
2014-15, Beaux-arts de Paris, l’écol National supérieure, Paris, Receive French Gov.-Krishnakriti Foundatio, Fellowship , France
2011-13, Received Scholarship -Young Artist Scholarship by Ministry of Culture, New. Delhi,Govment of India
2008-Bachelors in fine arts,(Painting) college of arts & crafts, Patna university, India 2010 -Masters in visual arts,( Painting) lalit kala sansathan, B. R. University, Agra,India 2011-Art appreciation short term course by National museum New Delhi

Solo Debut
2015-The Moon with a Crooked Smile’ solo project Hosted by the Schmall Gallery, curated by Doran Scmaal and Zasha Colah,Sumesh sharma, Amsterdam
2015-Black Rice, solo project at Foundation Lucien Paye , supported by Foundation Lucien Paye, Paris, France, curated by Sumesh Sharma

http://www.ciup.fr/citescope/black-rice-un-projet-dart-de-naresh-kumar-52572/ http://artbuzzindiainternational.blogspot.fr/2015/04/black-rice-hispaniola-illegal-canons.html https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kadist-Art-Foundation/105972509425490

 https://www.facebook.com/clarkhouseinitiative/posts/830039303710249

2014- ‘Neo-Dynamisms’, solo project Curated by Zasha Colah & Sumesh Sharma at Clark House Initiative, Bombay, India http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/Inside-the-outsider/articleshow/29127443.cms

http://www.undo.net/it/mostra/17173 http://www.artslant.com/ind/events/show/315335-neo-dynamisms

http://www.manifestajournal.org/online-residencies/clark-house-initiative-zasha-colah-and-sumesh-sharma/bihar-shows-way

http://www.insert2014.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/INSERT2014Publication.pdf

http://parwatisingari.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/with-bireswar-bhattacharjee-shambhavi-singh/

Dual solo
Choque-Parisien ‘ dual solo with Shinichiro Koromo at the Maison du Japon, supported by the Fondation Franco-Japonais Sasakawa 2015;

http://www.cafegradiva.ro/2015/02/naresh-kumar-et-shinichiro-koromo-choc.html

Upcoming shows /projects
2017 – PASSAGENS,Collateral Events the 57th Venice Biennale at The Palazzo Loredan on Campo Santo Stefano,Italy.
2017 – Solo project at New gallery, Paris,France.

Residency and art project
2015, Five week residence at casa masaccio / centro per , Corsol’arte conItalia, San Giovanni Valdarno
2014- ‘Exit door’ which engages in public, community and site specific art. Local community, Gov. school children in Delhi, India

Selected Group show
2016 -The Irish Museum of Modern and contemporary art, Dublin Ireland,
2016 -REVOLT OF THE MONKEYS – TARDIS at New Gallery Paris,
2016 -Dakar art Biennale Senegal (west Africa)
http://www.contemporaryand.com/exhibition/dakart-2016-the-city-in-the-blue-daylight/ http://www.biennialfoundation.org/2016/05/dakart-2016-is-now-open/ http://www.contemporaryand.com/magazines/recipe-for-the-non-aligned/
2016- Groupe Mobile February 13–July 2, bringing together international artists and researchers.at Villa Vassilieff, Paris France,
http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/opening-of-groupe-mobile/|
Casa Masaccio | Arte Contemporanea Museum – San Giovanni Valdarno curated by Serena Trichero & Fausto Forte in conversation with Sumesh Sharma
2015- Exhibition Kamarado, the exhibition in Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Netherland
https://vimeo.com/141636333

  1. Bunting Curated by zasha colah and sumesh sharma at Chemould Prescott Road, Bombay, https://ocula.com/art-exhibitions/chemould-prescott-road/bunting/

2015- When Estelle Met Parker , co-curated by Sumesh Sharma and Qinyi Lim at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Art http://www.para-site.org.hk/en/exhibitions/when-estelle-met-parker-in-bombay
2015 – We are not your Native Informants- (11) Curated by sumesh sarma at Clark House Initiative, Bombay
http://www.vervemagazine.in/arts-and-culture/group-show-we-are-not-your-native-informers-clark-house-initiative-mumbai
2014- ‘PORTAGE’ Hosted by Laurence Nicod at École nationale supérieure des beaux-Arts de Paris
2014- ‘PANIC ROOM’ Curated by Florian Mermin at Beaux-arts de Paris, l’école nationale. supérieure, Paris, France
2014- “INSERT” The Sharp Edge of the Global Contemporary, (Common Ground) artist
Direction by Raqs media collective at IGNC Delhi presented by -Inlaks foundation, London/Mumbai,|
http://www.insert2014.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/INSERT2014Publication.pdf
2014- ‘And I laid traps for troubadours’ Curated by Emilie Villez, Zasha Colah & Sumesh Sharma, Kadis art foundation, Paris, France
2011- Artist in Residence-International Artist Residency-two m. org.by Niv art center-Delhi
2008- Award ‘Gold Medal’ “Silver Medal” ‘Bronze Medal’ (Y. Festival 08, at Bodh Gaya), Award by l
21st S.C.Z.C.C., Nagpur.
2007- Camel Art Foundation” 8th Eastern Region Art Ex: 07 at Kolkata. India
2007-  21th All India Art contest by South Central Zone Culture Center. Nagpur. India

Attended -workshop/ CAMP –
2012-Baroda (MSU University), 2013-Shimla (lalit kala academy) , 2011-Buneshwar (state tourism) .2011 –Haryana  (malt culture centre for arts), 2010-Mandu (m.p.),
2008-Hyderabad (state gallery of fine arts), 2007-Chennai (collage of arts), 2014-Delhi (iilm institute), 2014-Patna (lalit kala Academy, Bihar)

 

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