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Shubham Kumar

Shubham Kumar
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Shubham Kumar is an artist from Gaya, Bihar and currently lives and works in Vadodara. His work is informed by familial introspection that traces the politics of land, construction and regional violence, in Murera and Gaya. His interventions include problematizing the making of the documentary image and fabrications – primarily through parafictions, painting, image transfer, installations, and software interfaces.

He has been awarded the Tacita Dean Award, Art Incept, Delhi, 2022, Kalpana Reddy Memorial Award, M.S.U. Baroda, 2021; Khoj Support Grant, Delhi, June 2020; Nasreen Mohamedi award for Best Display BVA, MSU Baroda (2018); as well as the JJ School of Art Printmaking award (2014).

He has also been a part of the Immerse, Mumbai, 2022, Mumbai; Khoj Peers, Delhi, 2021; The conditioned Image; online workshop by Chinar Shah, Bengaluru, Aug 2020; SSAF Next Step Residency at 1 Shanti Road, Bangalore, 2019 and attended workshops on Video art by Gigi Scaria, MSU Baroda (2018) as well as the Kala Sakshi mentoring workshops (2018).

Shubham Kumar has participated in various group exhibitions including Immerse, Mumbai, India,2022; Cima Award Show, Kolkata, India, 2022; Surface Encounters & Strange Beings, Goa, India,2021; Untitled IX, Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai, India,2021; Students Biennale, Kochi, India, 2021; Online Masters Group Show by Space 118, Mumbai, India,2020; Online Group Show by Kala Chaupal, India,2020; and Degree Show at FFA MSU, Vadodara (2018).