Dayanita Singh (b. 1961, New Delhi, IN) lives and works in Delhi, IN. Studied Visual Communication, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, International Center of Photography, New York, US. Awarded the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2014); Prince Claus Award, Amsterdam (2008); Robert Gardner Fellowship, Harvard University (2008). Recent exhibitions include: Museum Bhavan, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo, JN (2017); Suitcase Museum, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, IN (2016); Museum of Shedding, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK (2016); Museum of Chance — Book Object, Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, IN (2016); Conversation Chambers Museum Bhavan, Kiran Ndar Museum of Art, Delhi, IN(2015); Book Works, Goethe-Institut, New Delhi, IN (2015); Museum of Chance – A book story, MMB, Delhi, IN (2015); 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, TR (2017); 10 years old, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Foro Boario, Modena, IT (2017); An Imagined Museum: Works from the Centre Pompodou, the Tate, and MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (2016); The Humble Vessel, the New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK (2016); Suitcase Museum and Kitchen Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the 20th Biennale of Sydney, AU (2016); Museum of Chance – Book Object, Dhaka Art Summit, BD (2016). Singh's work is held in public collections such as: Tate Gallery, London, UK; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; The National Gallery of Modern Art, Houston, Texas, US; Mead Art Gallery, University of Warwick, UK; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, DK.
Last updated: 11.01.2018