A World in the City. Zoological and Botanic Gardens

Sonia Mehra Chawla: Moving Inwards, 2015, videostill; © Sonia Mehra Chawla; courtesy of the artist, TARQ, Mumbai & Exhibit 320, New Delhi
Sonia Mehra Chawla: Moving Inwards, 2015, videostill; © Sonia Mehra Chawla; courtesy of the artist, TARQ, Mumbai & Exhibit 320, New Delhi

Sonia Mehra Chawla

Born in 1977, Sonia Mehra Chawla received her Master’s degree in Fine Arts in 2004 from the College of Art at Delhi University. She lives and works in New Delhi. Sonia Mehra Chawla received the National Award of the Lalit Kala Akademi, the National Scholarship of the Indian Ministry of Culture and the Charles Wallace India Trust Award by the British Council and the Charles Wallace India Trust for her project, Scapelands.

Solo projects

2015
Galerie Exhibit 320, New Delhi

2013
Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

2011
Galerie Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf

Group shows

Khoj Art Center, New Delhi
SCAD Museum, Hong Kong
Tate Modern, London
Today Art Museum, Beijing
ET4U, Vemb 

Projects as a curator

2012
'What Rules?', Nature Morte, Berlin

2010
'Global/Local: Time and Space', Henn Gallery, Munich
'India Awakens', Essl Museum, Vienna 

Shelagh Keeley: Jardim Do Ultramar, Lisbon, 2016; © Shelagh Keeley
Sahej Rahal: Forerunner, 2013; © Sahej Rahal; Courtesy of the artist and Chatterjee & Lal, Mumbai
Jitish Kallat: The Infinite Episode, 2016, detail; © Jitish Kallat; Courtesy Galérie Daniel Templon, Paris – Brussels
Sonia Mehra Chawla: Moving Inwards, 2015; © Sonia Mehra Chawla
Birgit Korn: Nepal (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr