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Aman Negi is a painter and multimedia artist from Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. He was born in 1991 and graduated with a BFA from the College of Arts, New Delhi in 2014. He then pursued his MFA from Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai in 2016, specializing in painting. His work explores the themes of nostalgia, memory, and fiction, drawing inspiration from his personal and cultural history. His ongoing project, “What has been built will collapse”, is a nostalgic reflection on his home through various mediums such as painting, photography, sound, and object assemblage. He is interested in the history, tradition, culture, changing landscapes, and ecological issues of Kinnaur and the Himalayas. and challenge the viewers to question the ecological and social implications of their actions. He considers himself a painter acting as a pointer, tracing glimpses of history and raising awareness about the land and water issues in the region.

PROFILE PICTURE

EDUCATION

M.F.A / Sir j.j. school of art, Mumbai /  2016

B.F.A / College of Art, New Delhi / 2014

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

People's Freedom 75, Bupesh Gupta Bhawan/ Mumbai, 2022

Turf Water, Art-bat fest / Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2018

Take The City, curated by Niccolo Moscateli / Mumbai, India, 2017

The Edit Drawer, curated by Clark House Initiative at Galerie Felix Frachon / Brussels, Belgium, 2017

Narcissism And Social Interaction, Curated by Parashar Naik, Clark House Initiative / Mumbai, India, 2017

Bombay Black, curated by Sumesh Sharma and Clark House Initiative at Jehangir Art Gallery / Mumbai, India, 2017

Student’s Biennale, curated by Shruti Ramalingaiah at Kochi Muziris Biennale / Kochi, India, 2016

Powwow, curated by Prof. Anil Naik at Jehangir Art Gallery / Mumbai, India, 2016

Stories my country told me, collaborative exhibition, Clark house initiative and Asia culture center

Gwangju, South Korea, 2016

Guadeloupe Oriental, collaborative exhibition at Clark House Initiative / Mumbai, India, 2016

AWARDS

Tata Trust Award / students Biennale, Kochi - 2016

Young Artist Scholarship / Ministry of Culture, India - 2014

Final year, First Prize in Painting / College of Art, New Delhi - 2014

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