This work is part of the KHOJ portfolio titled “A Gift for Khoj”.
Born in 1963. Ayisha Abraham lives and works in Bangalore, as an installation artist and short filmmaker. She studied painting at M.S. University, Baroda, in India and Rutgers University, new Jersey, U.S.A (1995), and Whitney Independent Study Program, NYC (1992), before becoming an experimental filmmaker and installation artist . She has worked at the Srishti School of Art, Design, Technology, as a visual arts consultant since 1997 and is a member of the BAR1 (Bengaluru Artists Residency). She is currently Dean of School of Media Arts and Sciences at Srishti Institute and has, among other courses taught the history of art and visual culture. She founded and organized an in house documentary film festival for the students titled “Nazariya” in 2004 which has had 3 festivals so far.
The other films include, You are Here (Mechanism’s of Motion curated by Marta Jackonowicz, Anant Gallery, 2008), Enroute or of a Thousand Moons Pompidou Center, for the India exhibition titled Paris, Delhi, Bombay, 2011, I Saw a God Dance, A biographical fim on the dancer Ram Gopal supported and exhibited at Yerba Buena,2012, Through the Gold Mine a multi channel installation film made from Beta video footage filmed by Janaki Nair for a documentary on Kolar Gold fields titled ‘After the Gold’ (Devi Art Foundation), 2013.
This artist bio has been sourced from Gallery Ragini’s artist page on Ayisha Abraham .