| Indian|| www.parvathinayar.com|
| March 24, 1964 (age 53) (1964-03-24) |
Contemporary Art, Drawings, Videos
A Story of Flight, Jai He public art project, T2 Terminal Mumbai Airport The Fluidity of Horizons Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014/15
University of the Arts London
Drawing is a Verb: An Installation
Parvathi Nayar is a Delhi born visual artist and creative writer. She is best known for her creative videos, sculptures, paintings, bookmaking and photography. She was one of 70 artists selected to be part of B70, the historical 70th anniversary birthday show of Amitabh Bachchan. One of her works, a 20-foot-high drawn sculpture artwork was installed at New Mumbai airport on the opening day ceremony in 2014. Her work has also been collected by famed institutions such as Singapore Art Museum, Sotheby's Institute of Art, The Australia India Institute and Deutsche Bank. One of her paintings also features on ABN Amro’s DilSe platinum card.
Parvathi Nayar Wikipedia
2004 MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London on a Chevening Scholarship from the British government 1985 BA Fine Art (Distinction), Stella Maris College, University of Madras, Madras. She was ranked first in the University, Best Outgoing Student, Dept Of Fine Arts, Matriculation (Second State Rank, Tamil Nadu) & Plus2, Good Shepherd Convent, Chennai
Parvathi’s work examines the narratives of spatial relationships, both the internal/intimate spaces, and the external/public, and often through the prism of science and technology. She often uses science as a medium to explain and explore world through unusual microscopic and macroscopic perspectives. Jai He Public Art Project Her 20-foot-high drawn-sculptural artwork was commissioned and installed as part of the public art project Jai He at the new Mumbai airport that opened in 2014 The Seeds of Things/The Nature of Things The hand-drawn graphite drawing The Seeds of Things (90 x 63 x 2 inches) and its companion video The Nature of Things (duration 6 mins, 34 secs) was created for the show To Let The World In curated by Dr Chaitanya Sambrani, Art Chennai, Lalit Kala Akademi, 2012. The Ambiguity of Landscapes Solo show of drawings, videos, artist book, animation and photography curated by Annapurna Garimella at Gallery Veda, Chennai, India Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014/15 Parvathi was invited to the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014/15 curated by Jitish Kallat for which she created an installation of drawings and sound titled “The Fluidity of Horizons”. . Parvathy was also the "TEDx Chennai Speaker" for the event held on October 23, 2016 at Chennai.