YAMINI NAYAR, US/India, is based in Brooklyn, NY. Nayar has exhibited her work internationally at venues including the Museum of Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Queensland Art Gallery in Australia, DeCordova Museum MA, Kiran Nadar Museum New Delhi, Sharjah Biennial in UAE, Saatchi Gallery UK, Studio Museum of Harlem and recently a solo presentation at Art Cologne. Her work is in many public and private collections including the Solomon Guggenheim Museum NY, Kiran Nadar Museum, Saatchi Museum, Queensland Art Gallery, Cincinnati Art Museum, Hiscox and US Arts in Embassies. Publications include Chandigarh is in India, edited by Shanay Jhaveri (Shoestring Publishers, 2016), Passages: Indian Art Today (Daab Media, 2014), Lines of Control, Partition as a Productive Space (Green Cardamom 2012), Unfixed: Postcolonial Photography in Contemporary Art (Jap Sam Books, 2013); Empire Strikes Back: Contemporary Indian Art Today (Saatchi) and Manual for Treason: Sharjah Biennial edited by Murtaza Vali (2011), and in the upcoming publication Global Photography: A Critical History (2019). She has been featured in New York Times, New Yorker, Art India, Artforum, Art in America, Frieze, Vogue India, Artpapers, and others. Residencies and grants include Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Art Academy of Cincinnati and NYU Visiting Artist Scholar, Aaron Siskind Fellowship and a recipient of an Art Matters Foundation grant. Nayar is a Thesis Advisor in the MFA Photography Dept of the School of Visual Arts and currently teaches Photography at John Jay University in New York. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, NY and BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Nayar's work is represented by Thomas Erben New York, Wendi Norris San Francisco and Jhaveri Contemporary Mumbai.
Text courtesy Thomas Erben Gallery.
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