Manisha Gera Baswanidxcp
Painter, Photographer & Writer, New Delhi
Manisha is a painter, photographer and an occasional writer. She held her last solo of paintings at Sanat Gallery in Karachi in 2015 and exhibited her recent works at a solo exhibit at the Gallery Espace booth at the 2018 Art Fair. Manisha has recently curated the show of her ‘Guru’, A Ramachandran, for Vadehra Gallery In November 2018. She has also been working on a photography project ‘Artist through the lens‘ for the last 16 years. The project focuses on photographing the Indian and Pakistani artists in their studios and creative spaces. Based on her extensive photography project,she writes a regular photo essay column ‘ Fly on the Wall’ in the leading Indian art quarterly ‘Take on Art’.The on-going, archival project ‘Artist through the lens’ has been shown by the Devi Foundation in 2012 at the India Art fair and was shown by the Kiran Nader Museum at the Kochi Biennale in 2014. ‘Postcards from Home’, an art project on India’s partition was bourne out of her ongoing project, ‘Artist through the lens. It was shown at the inaugral Lahore Biennale in March 2017 and at the recent Kochi Biennale 2018 by the Kiran Nader Museum. Manisha lives and works in Gurgaon.