Arijit Bhattacharyya

 

Germany & India

info.studioarijit@gmail.com

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Education

 

2019 - 2021  Master of Fine Arts from Public Art and New Artistic Strategies

Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

 

2016 - 2018 Master of Visual Art from Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University Baroda, India 

 

2012 - 2016 Bachelors in Fine Arts from Painting Department, Surat School of Fine Arts, V.N.S.G. University Surat, India

 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

2020- 'A House In Many Parts' curated by Abhijan Toto, Thailand

2020- ‘Owned by Others’ curated by Raul Walch and Lutz Henke, Berlin, Germany

2020- ‘Begehungen festival’ Chemnitz, Germany

2020- ‘Bauhaus Dinner with’ at Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

2019- ‘Humanising information and questioning Academia’ as a part of “Solidarity Cities” conference at Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

2019- ‘Walk of Art’ at Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

2019- ‘Why Binary should have all the Pun’ curated by Kaur Chimuk and Tamara De Laval at Tifa Studios, Pune, India

 

2018 - 'Young Subcontinent' at Serendipity Arts Festival Goa, India

2018 - Post Graduation Show at M.S.U Faculty of Fine Arts Baroda, India

2018 - ‘Currentia’ at M.S.University Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India

2018 - ’20-20’ 75 Contemporary Artists from India, at Kala Ghoda Arts festival in collaboration with Anant Joshi, Mumbai, India

2017 - ‘Where the mind is without fear’ at Jaipur Art Summit curated by Vittoria Bonifati, Jaipur, India

2016 - ‘Baha’ at Photo Kathmandu, curated by Mahbubur Raheman, Patan, Nepal

2016- ‘Later the atelier ate her’ at Kochi Biennale’s Students biennale Curated by Faiza Hasan, Kochi, India

2016- Graduation Show at Surat School of Fine Arts, Surat, India

 

2015- ‘Enquiry- An exhibition of eight fresh minds’ at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India

 

2015- Kolkata International Performance Art Festival at Kolkata, India

 

2014- ‘Vibrant Gujarat Exhibition’ in Faculty of Fine Arts M.S.U Baroda, India

 

2013- ‘Niv Saturday the Last’ at Niv art Gallery; Delhi, India

 

2013- ‘Desire’ at Green Mark Art Gallery, Delhi, India

 

2012- ‘Aroma’ at CSMVS Museum, Mumbai, India

 

Curated Projects

2021- 'Geography of Hate' exhibition of Sujatro Ghosh at Oyoun non-profit Kultur NeuDenken gUG, Berlin, Germany

2020- ‘Manifesto for Artists in a strong state’ With Lea Wittich at Der Laden e.v. , Weimar, Germany

2017- ‘Kinesics’ at Priyasri Art gallery Mumbai, India

 

Lectures and Artist Talks

2021- 'How Political is Our Curry?' for ‘Art and Artisans group’ with Global Challenges Forum (GCF) AND United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR), India (Virtual Lecture)   

2020- ‘Pirates, Prawns & Invaders’ as a part of Owned by Others Project, Berlin, Germany

2020- ‘How political is our Curry Wurst?’ as a part of Owned by Others Project, Berlin, Germany

2020- Arijit Bhattacharyya Artist Talk at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat School of Fine Arts, Surat, India

2020- 'Public Art Practice in Placeshapping' at Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design of Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (Virtual Lecture)

 

2020- 'Bauhaus 101' along with Lea Witch at ‘Bauhaus Dinner with’ at Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

2019- Speaker at ‘Sanjhkahan ‘Government College of Art and Craft Calcutta’ about 'Art Practice Today- Studio and Beyond', Kolkata, India

2018- Speaker at ‘Politics, Art and Representation in the South East Asia’ at Young Subcontinent Project by Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, India

2018- Arijit Bhattacharyya Artist Talk at Global Youth Cultural Forum, Jeju, South Korea

2017- Arijit Bhattacharyya Artist Talk at Samaj Pragati Sahayog, Madhya Pradesh, India

2016- Speaker at Residency Reflection in Photo Kathmandu Panel Discussion, Patan, Nepal

2016- Speaker at ‘Performance in Other Medium’ in Bindu Space for Artists, Lalitpur, Nepal

2016- Arijit Bhattacharyya Artist Talk at Khoj International Artist Association, Delhi, India


 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

Residencies

 

2016- Photo Kathmandu International Residency at Photo Kathmandu Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal

2016- ‘Khoj Peers’ at KHOJ international artist residency, Delhi, India

Teaching and Academic Involvements

2021- "Decolonise Bauhaus" at Bauhaus University of Weimar along with Karoline Nathalie Brüske for Bauhaus module, Weimar, Germany

2021- “Aesthetics of Civil Resistance” at Bauhaus University of Weimar along with Lea Wittich for Bauhaus module, Weimar, Germany

2021- Teaching Assistant at Public Art and New Artistic Strategies at Bauhaus University of Weimar

2020- “How to Draw Resistance?” at Bauhaus University of Weimar along with Sornrapat Patharakon for Bauhaus module, Weimar, Germany

2020/21- Member of the Academic Council for Art and Design Faculty at Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

Publications

 

2020- ‘Walking Weimar’ as a part of Nova Art Space with supports from Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany

2020-‘Begehungen festival’ by ‘Begehungen festival’, Chemnitz, Germany

2019- ‘Where the mind is without fear’ by Vittoria Bonifati, Rome, Italy

2018- Khoj Peers 2016 by Satyajit Dave for Khoj International Artist Association, Delhi, India

2016- Object Making and Functionality: Arijit Bhattacharyya for Khoj International Artist Association, Delhi, India 

 

http://khojworkshop.org/object-making-and-fuctionality-arijit-bhattacharyya/

Grants & Awards

 

2020- Recipient of ‘Bauhaus Creative Fund’ jointly with Lea Wittich

2016- Recipient of ‘Jagdeep Smart Scholarship’ for best student by Department of Painting,Surat School of fine Arts, Surat, India

2015- Grant for ‘Chinese Dragon Boat festival’ by Indian Chinese Association, Kolkata, India