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Vibha Galhotra

Climacteric Whispers
Goodman Gallery London
From 9 July

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Goodman Gallery is pleased to present 'Climacteric Whispers', conceptual artist Vibha Galhotra’s first solo exhibition in the UK tracing the evolution of her practice over the past fifteen years

Galhotra has dedicated over two decades to foregrounding environmental themes, which guides the exhibition’s primary question – do humans truly grasp the consequences of their actions on our planet?

Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery
Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Wounded 1 (series), 2019

Constructed Korean Hanji Paper

Work: 177.8 x 177.8 x 15.2 cm (70 x 70 x 6 in.)

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Wounded 2 (series), 2019

Constructed Korean Hanji Paper

Work: 177.8 x 177.8 x 15.2 cm (70 x 70 x 6 in.)

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Wounded 3 (series), 2019

Constructed Korean Hanji Paper 

Work: 177.8 x 177.8 x 15.2 cm (70 x 70 x 6 in.)

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Wounded 4 (series), 2019

Constructed Korean Hanji Paper

Work: 177.8 x 177.8 x 15.2 cm (70 x 70 x 6 in.)

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Wounded 5 (series), 2019

Constructed Korean Hanji Paper 

Work: 177.8 x 177.8 x 15.2 cm (70 x 70 x 6 in.)

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra
Untitled (Veil), 2011
Nickel coated ghungroos, fabric, thread and polyurethane coat
Work: 208.3 x 119.4 cm (82 x 47 in.)
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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra
Untitled (Veil), 2011
Nickel coated ghungroos, fabric, thread and polyurethane coat
Work: 247.6 x 130.8 cm (97.5 x 51.5 in.)
Unique

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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery
Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra
Flow, 2015
Ghungroos, Fabric,Metal
Work: 327.7 x 236.2 x 30.5 cm (129 x 93 x 12 in.)
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Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra

Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Vibha Galhotra (b.1978 Kaithal, India) is a conceptual artist whose multimedia oeuvre - including sculptures, installations, photography, videos, site-specific work, and public art interventions - addresses the shifting topography of a world radically transformed by climate change, consumerism, capitalism, and globalisation.

Galhotra has exhibited at museums and institutions internationally including: The Asia Society, New York (USA, 2019 & 2021); Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh (India, 2019); Land Art Biennial 360°(Mongolia, 2016); Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem (USA,2012); Centro per l’Art Contemporanea (Italy, 2012); Hamburg Kunsthalle (Germany, 2022), Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (Germany, 2020); Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig (Germany, 2020); Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi (India, 2022 & 2018); Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (Germany, 2018); RMIT Gallery, Melbourne (Australia, 2018); San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose (USA, 2011); Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City (USA, 2015); among others. Solo exhibitions have been held in the Jack Shainman Gallery, New York (2012, 2015 & 2020); Exhibit 320, New Delhi (2017); Gallery Espace, New Delhi (2013); Project 88, Mumbai (2008); and Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi (2004 & 2005).

Vibha Galhotra | Climacteric Whispers -  - Viewing Room - Goodman Gallery

Awards and fellowships include the Jerusalem International Fellowship (2022); Asia Arts Future – Asia Arts Game Changer Award, India (2019); Asian Cultural Council Fellow (2017); the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Residency (2016); YFLO Women Achiever of the Year Award (2015); Inlaks Foundation Fine Arts Award (2005), the National Scholarship from the Human Resource Department, Government of India (2001-04); and the Artist Under 30 Award, Chandigarh State Lalit Kala Academy Award (1998).

Collections include: the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (India); The Margulies Collection(USA), Pizzuti Collection (USA), Gates Foundation (USA), San Jose Museum (USA), Casa Masaccio Arte Contemporanea (Italy), Singapore Art Museum(Singapore), Essl Museum(Austria), Devi Art Foundation (India), Casoria Contemporary Art Museum (Italy), Gut Gasteil (Austria), Saga Art College (Japan), and Europas Parkas (Lithuania).

Galhotra lives and works in New Delhi.