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Minam Apang

Spanning the last decade, Goa-based Minam Apang has become well known both in India, and internationally, for her drawings on different media. In 2012 the artist was selected for the major Triennale, ‘The Ungovernables’, at the New Museum, New York, curated by Eungie Joo.

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Recent drawings : Moon Mirrors Mountains
13 November - 3 January
2014 2015

Chatterjee & Lal is pleased to announce the new exhibition by Minam Apang. The works included have been executed over the last two years. The artist has used charcoal as her medium, creating extraordinarily sensitive drawings, on paper and cloth, which vary in scale from the intimate to the monumental.  The topographical forms discernible in many of the landscapes have led to the series title, Moon Mirrors Mountains. At times the objects of her inquiry are rendered with a measure of realism, whilst at others they are presented abstracted and in their most elemental form: the moon as the circle, the mountain as the triangle.

This will be Apang’s fourth solo exhibition with Chatterjee & Lal. The artist has shown in various institutional settings including, 2012 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; 2012 The Ungovernables, curated by Eungie Joo, New Museum, New York; 2011 Prague Biennale V; 2009 Asia Pacific Triennial APT6, Queensland Art Gallery. She has been invited to high profile residencies including Artist in residency, AIT (Arts Initiative Tokyo). In 2013 Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbertide, Italy, awarded a fellowship to the artist.

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Death in a Rainforest
Death in a Rainforest
9 December - 3 January
War with the stars
War with the stars
2 October - 25 October
22 February - 28 February


b. 1980

2005 Masters of Fine Art, Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, India
2002 Bachelors of Art (studio art), Elmhurst College, IL
2001 Exchange program, University of Leeds, UK

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2011 Death in a Rainforest, Chatterjee&Lal Gallery, Mumbai
2010 How the wind was born, Hong Kong Art Fair, Chatterjee&Lal Gallery
2008 War with the stars, Chatterjee&Lal Gallery, Mumbai
2007 Peel, Art Mills, Presented by Chatterjee&Lal, Mumbai

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2012 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2012 fiVe, Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai, IN
2012 Daya/Kindness, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, Australia India Cultural Exchange
2012 The Ungovernables, curated by Eungie Joo, New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York
2011 Homespun, curated by Girish Shahane, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
2011 Prague Biennale V, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 Simple Tales, Chatterjee&Lal Gallery, Mumbai
2009 APT6, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
2009 Paper Plays, two-person show with Florencia Rodriguez Giles, Gallery Side2, Tokyo
2009 ARCO Madrid, Spain, Chatterjee&Lal
2008 Current, curated by Nivedita Magar, Galleryske, Bangalore
2008 Searching for Higher Ground, video piece for artist Lee Walton’s Remote
Instruction project, New Museum, New York
2008 Universe Palimpsest Paris-Mumbai, a live interactive digital installation by French artist, B2Fay,Mumbai, France
2006 Boat, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, curated by Chatterjee&Lal Mumbai
2005 Present-Future, curated by Dr. Saryu Doshi, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2005 Cream: The Mammary show, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai
2004 The Lazy Rebels, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai
2004 A Brief History of Tomorrow, The Lazy Rebels at Art Entrance, Mumbai
2002 Songs of Earth, Mural at Lifelink, Chicago, IL
2002 Harmony of Man and Nature, assisted John Pittman Webber in mural restoration, Chicago, IL
2002 “7”, Elmhurst College, IL
2001 We Are Several, University of Leeds, UK

Awards & Scholarships
2013 Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Umbertide, Italy
2009 Artist in residency, A.I.T. (Arts Initiative Tokyo), Tokyo
2002 Sandra Jorgensen Award of Achievement, Elmhurst College
2001 Cover Art Award, Middle Western Voices, IL
‘99-’02 Dean’s Scholarship, Elmhurst College, IL

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