Shilpa Gupta (b.1976, lives and works in Mumbai, India) has an interdisciplinary approach to challenging prevailing notions of individual and collective cultural identity within her work. She examines the role of perception and subjectivity in the status of objects, places, people and experiences, and the way value is defined and impacted by nationalism, trade, religion and notions of security.
Gupta studied sculpture at the Sir J. J. School of Fine Arts, Mumbai (1997). She has had solo shows at Barbican Centre, London (2021); Voorlinden Museum and Gardens, Wassenaar (2017); Kiosk, Ghent (2017); Bielefelder Kunstverein, La synagogue de Delme (2017); Arnolfini, Bristol (2016 & 2012); OK, Linz (2011 ); Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem (2011); Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2010 ); and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (2009). Her work has also been shown in group exhibitions at ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe (2019); Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark (2019, 2016, 2012 & 2009); Mori Museum, Tokyo (2017, 2013 & 2008); Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi (2016); Devi Art Foundation, Gurugram (2016, 2008); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2013, 2010);
Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011); Serpentine Gallery, London (2008); and Tate Modern, London (2001).
Shilpa Gupta has participated in the the 58th Venice Biennale (2019); Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2018); NGV Triennial, Melbourne (2017); Gothenburg Biennial (2017); Berlin Biennale (2014); Sharjah Biennial (2013); Lyon Biennale (2009); New Museum Triennial, New York (2009); Yokohama Triennale (2008); Gwangju Biennale (2008); and the Liverpool Biennial (2006).