In her strongly feminist and subversive work and her collaborations with photographers, writers, theatre directors and film makers, the artist seeks to intervene in the dominant cultural and intellectual discourse. Pushpamala N is a photo, video, installation and performance artist, sculptor, writer and curator, who lives and works in Bangalore India. In Phantom Lady, Pushpamala dressed up as a character that was clearly inspired by the masked adventuress in the 1935 film, Hunterwali, played Fearless Nadira. From the series Phantom Lady or Kismet, 1996-98. Billed as a Photo Romance and shot in the film noir style, the thriller starred Pushpamala as not only the Phantom Lady but also her doppelganger, the lost twin sister The Vamp. Gelatin Silver Print. Gelatin Silver Print. Filter by auction house, media and more. She attended Bangalore University from 1976-77, where she studied under Balan Nambiar and then studied Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda. The Museum of Art & Photography’s (MAP) mission is to build, manage and sustain a new museum to exhibit, interpret and preserve a growing collection of art and cultural artefacts, motivated by a belief that museums should play a positive role in society. Starting out as a sculptor with an interest in narrative figuration, Pushpamala N eventually took to casting her own body as various characters and personae in the medium of photo-performance. Photography. … Gelatin Silver Print. How did ‘Phantom Lady’ come about? Share. Often finding herself on the opposite side of the lens than most of Humour, wit and subversion in Feminist Art. Browse upcoming and past auction lots by Pushpamala N.. In her strongly feminist and subversive work and  her collaborations with photographers, writers, theatre directors and film makers, the artist seeks to intervene in the dominant cultural and intellectual discourse. Phantom Lady #14, 1996-1998. Pushpamala N. The ethnographic series (set of 45), 2000–2004 Sale Date: June 10, 2010. Pushpamala N is a photo, video, installation and performance artist, sculptor, writer and curator, who lives and works in Bangalore India. Date & Time. MENU. N. Pushpamala. However, time travel possible through our Audio & Video. Humour, wit and subversion in Feminist Art. Pushpamala’s work has been shown in important shows such as the Kochi Biennale 2014, Prospect 3 New Orleans, the First Johannesburg Biennale, Photo Espana Madrid, Ikono On Air Festival and at institutions including the Tate Modern and Saatchi Art Gallery London, Centre Pompidou Paris, Seattle Museum, Walker Art Centre and Art Institute of Chicago USA; Royal Ontario Museum Toronto, Museo Tamayo Mexico, Photomuseum Winterthur Switzerland, Caixaforum Barcelona, IVAM Museum Valencia, Spain, MAXXI Museum Rome, Mori Art Museum Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art Korea, National Portrait Gallery Canberra and Devi Art Foundation and NGMA India. 7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage, Bengaluru 560 071. Not only was it a homage to silent film characters like Hunterwali, it also engaged the present by locating … Phantom Lady #14, 1996-1998. Satirical, witty, she has over the years created situations and recreated some iconic images popularised by Indian culture. From 1996 to 1998 Pushpamala created Phantom Lady or Kismet, the artist’s first “photo-performance” work comprised of 25 black-and-white prints. Pushpamala N began her career as a sculptor before turning to photo and video performances. I wasn’t part of the world that was associated with photojournalism and … View Phantom lady no.14 another 2 works by Pushpamala N. on artnet. You can unsubscribe or change your preferences at any time by clicking the link in our emails. But they are all stories. Learn about the artist and see available works for sale. EUR 3,500. Recently, she was the Artistic Director of the Chennai Photo Biennale 2019. Pushpamala N. (born 1956) is a photo and visual artist based in Bangalore, India. A talk by Pushpamala N. Artist. The thriller starred Pushpamala as not only the Phantom Lady but also her doppelganger, the lost twin sister The Vamp, alongside interesting cameos by artist Atul Dodiya and the curator Lokhandwala! Pushpamala N trails off as I listen and ask her if there’s a ten-minute break she can take from herself, into herself. Women in Art 1- Chronicles of the Phantom Lady. Contact +91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. The work acquired a cult status and has been exhibited all over the world, prompting … Facebook; … She lives in Bangalore, India. Buy Phantom Lady #14 artwork by Pushpamala N. on Widewalls. Return of the Phantom Lady (2012) Sinful City. View Pushpamala N.’s artworks on artnet. Pushpamala N returns with another edition of Phantom Lady, her photo-performance series shot noir-style. N. Pushpamala. From 1996 to 1998 Pushpamala created Phantom Lady or Kismet, the artist’s first “photo-performance” work comprised of 25 black-and-white prints. “I call them photo romances because they can be absurd, illogical. The Native Types - Flirting, 2006. Born in Bangalore, Pushpamala formally trained as a sculptor and eventually shifted to photography to explore her interest in narrative figuration. Pushpamala N was born in Bangalore. A photo-romance Shot in Mumbai 21 colour photographs image size 20×30 inches. View and collect fine art from leading galleries and art dealers. Pushpamala N trails off as I listen and ask her if there’s a ten-minute break she can take from herself, into herself. Nature … Pushpamala N conceived ‘Paris Autumn’ (2006), an experimental film, during a residency in Paris. Pushpamala N. Artist. Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt. Phantom Lady #22, 1996-1998. N. Pushpamala is one of Karnataka’s most creative minds in whom many streams – literature, music, photography, theatre – culminate. Pushpamala's early photographic series are closely linked with South Asian cinematic conventions. Thursday Thu, 5 Mar 2020. I do different … The Native Types - Flirting, 2006. 17 August 2012. View and collect fine art from leading galleries and art dealers. Phantom Lady or Kismet, a photo- romance, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai And at the artist’s studio, Bangalore 1994 Excavations, sculpture/ installation, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai 1983 Pushpamala N, sculptures, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore. N. Pushpamala. We will process the personal data you have supplied in accordance with our privacy policy (available on request). Define your practice as you see it. N. Pushpamala. N. Pushpamala is one of Karnataka’s most creative minds in whom many streams – literature, music, photography, theatre – culminate. Click Here to View more. She completed her Bachelors and then her Masters degree in 1985. From the series Phantom Lady or Kismet – A Photoromance by Pushpamala N. EUR 3,500. Pushpamala N. (born 1956) is a photo and visual artist based in Bangalore, India. Pushpamala N returns with another edition of Phantom Lady, her photo-performance series shot noir-style. Much later when she began focussing on performance photography and … National Gallery of Modern Art Mumbai. Seek an Artwork by N. Pushpamala. @pushpamalan @shalini.passi @lakeeren @arshiyalokhandwala @naturemorte_delhi @aparajita_jain . Billed as a Photo Romance and shot in the film noir style, the thriller starred Pushpamala as not only the Phantom Lady but also her doppelganger, the lost twin sister The Vamp. Photography. I do work with video as well, but I love composing still photographs because of the … 6 November – 6 December 2012. Pushpamala N, Return of the Phantom Lady (Sinful City) No 7, 2012. Delhi, British Council, The Anguished Heart, October-November 2003. View all results for. Search Browse; Resources. “I call them photo romances because they can be … Galerie Zurcher Paris. MASH webinar with Pushpamala N as she speaks about the making of the "Return of Phantom Lady" hosted by Dr Arshiya Lokhandwala & Shalini Passi. TAKE - Photography I Issue 17 I . Her work has been collected by major museums around the world. Pushpamala made her first series of what she calls ‘Photo Romances’ back in 1996 titled Phantom Lady or Kismet. ''Phantom Lady, or Kismet'' (1996-98) is a takeoff on Indian pop films about the exploits of a superheroine named Nadia, who here wears Zorro-esque attire to rescue a vampy … Monday, 25 April 2016. Mar 1, 2017 - 'Performance photographer' Pushpamala N curates her own retrospective photo essay. Giclée prints on Harman Gloss Baryta paper, %3Cdiv%20class%3D%22artist%22%3EPushpamala%20N%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%20class%3D%22title_and_year%22%3E%3Cspan%20class%3D%22title_and_year_title%22%3EReturn%20of%20the%20Phantom%20Lady%20%28Sinful%20City%29%3A%20A%20Photo-Romance%20%3C/span%3E%2C%20%3Cspan%20class%3D%22title_and_year_year%22%3E2012%3C/span%3E%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%20class%3D%22medium%22%3EGicl%C3%A9e%20prints%20on%20Harman%20Gloss%20Baryta%20paper%20%3C/div%3E%3Cdiv%20class%3D%22dimensions%22%3ESet%20of%2021%20photographs%3Cbr/%3E%0A20%20x%2030%20inches%3Cbr/%3E%0A50.8%20x%2076.2%20cm%3C/div%3E. Elaborating on the leitmotif running through the works, Passi says. She attended Bangalore University from 1976-77, where she studied under Balan Nambiar and then studied Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda. Phantom Lady #22 by N. Pushpamala, 1996-1998 - Photography (Gelatin Silver Print) available for sale at great prices - Buy and sell artworks on kunzt.gallery Pushpamala has been referred to as "the most entertaining artist-iconoclast of contemporary Indian art ". Pushpamala N. Pushpamala N. during Khoj Live, 2012. The four photographic series in the show have links to South Asian cinematic conventions. Known for her deceptively simple feminist works, most famously the “film noir style” Phantom Lady photo-performance, Pushpamala places herself at the centre of the social and political inquiry in the current show, by acting out multiple roles that have historical significance and contemporary relevance. At Melbourne’s ACMI, a forthcoming production called ‘Fearless Nadia’ will be performed on October 13th as part of the Melbourne International Festival. The series ‘Phantom Lady or Kismet’ (1996-98), inspired by actor Nadia’s role in the 1935 film Hunterwali, was shot in film-noir style, with Pushpamala masked and caped, rescuing an orphaned schoolgirl. “Phantom Lady or Kismet: a photo romance”- Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai 1994 “Excavations”- Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai 1983 “Pushpamala N”- Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore Group Exhibitions 2013 "Backflip: Feminism and Humour Contemporary Art"- Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne "Poses and Views"- Nature Morte, Berlin 2012 “I was very interested in 19th and early 20th century history and photography, including the painted photographs, portrait photography. 19 May – 29 June 2012. Elements of theatrical impulses incorporated in her photography and sculptures. The online show Living the New Normal has been curated by Arshiya Mansoor Lokhandwala and is supported by MASH India, a digital platform founded by collector and philanthropist Shalini Passi. Available for sale from Kunzt Gallery, Pushpamala N., Phantom Lady #22, Gelatin Silver Print, 52 × 43 cm On our Marketplace, the artworks available for sale can become yours in just a few clicks. Auction Closed. View Phantom Lady #14 (1996 - 1998) By Pushpamala N.; silver gelatin print; 52 x 43 cm; Signed; . Her work is often polemical, looking at the idea of the nation-state in an age of globalized neo-liberalism and using the idea of cultural memory to explore history and contemporary society with irony and wit. Created and conceived by Pushpamala N Photography: Clay Kelton Cast: Pushpamala N, Kattayayani Joag, Atul Dodiya, Tushar Joag, Arshiya Lokhandwala, George Jose, Ranchodbhai Tank The Return of the Phantom Lady forms a sequel to the Phantom Lady or Kismet ( 1996-98), the cult black and white thriller, shot in the style of film-noir style and exhibited as a photo-romance, in which the artist plays a dual … The series ‘Phantom Lady or Kismet’ (1996-98), inspired by actor Nadia’s role in the 1935 film Hunterwali, was shot in film-noir style, with Pushpamala masked and caped, rescuing an orphaned schoolgirl. Photography. Her first photo-romance Phantom Lady or Kismet, in which she played the two protagonists, is a deliberately excessive, even burlesque, revisitation of a popular genre of films from pre-Independence India, recalling the stunt pictures of Wadia Movietone, featuring Fearless Nadia - the “Hunterwali". For example, in the exhibition, she is the frightened Draupadi, facing the threat of the rape by a … Phantom Lady or Kismet, a photo romance, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, and at the artist's studio, Bangalore, India 1994 Excavations, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, India ... Pushpamala N. and Alex Mathew, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore, and at CMC Gallery, New Delhi and … "The world stands … Photography. If you are looking for a particular piece by N. Pushpamala, tell us what it is and we will … The Phantom Lady Strikes Again I found this old unpublished essay from 1998, written after one of those hot discussions with friends, discussing many things still of interest today. Project Cinema City Curated by Madhushree Dutta and Archana Hande 2012. Bangalore International Centre 7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India View Map. Born in Bangalore, 1956, Pushpamala N has been called “the most entertaining artist-iconoclast of contemporary Indian art”. EUR 4,100. Pushpamala is presenting ‘Return of the Phantom Lady’ as part of an online exhibition, titled ‘Living the New Normal’, on Shalini Passi’s MASH India, that explores the photographic work of five women artists – Anita Dube, Prajakta Potnis, Mithu Sen and Shilpa Gupta, besides Pushpamala. The Harcourt Set (2009) In collaboration with Studio Harcourt Paris Commissioned by the Centre Pompidou, Paris 3 photographs of varying sizes. From her first photographic series, Phantom Lady or Kismet: A Photoromance (1996-1998), to her reflection on the colonial world with her “anthropological” shots from Native Women of South India: Manners and Customs (2000-2004), she constantly summons the Indian collective memory to denounce cultural stereotypes whose codes she modifies and critiques through a meticulous practice of staging … Stage, Bengaluru 560 071 India view Map the link in our emails Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest for... 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