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Sonia Mehra Chawla

Sonia Mehra Chawla

Born in Kolkata, Sonia Mehra Chawla has an interdisciplinary practice as an artist, photographer and researcher, exploring notions of nature, ecology, sustainability and conservation through a multispecies lens.
Chawla, who has a BFA (2001) and MFA (2004) from College of Art, New Delhi, has participated in curated projects at eminent International Museums and Institutions across India and Europe, among them ZKM | Museum & Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (Germany); Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (Mumbai); Radialsystem (Berlin), Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, ifa Galerie (Stuttgart), Essl Museum of Contemporary Art (Austria), Tate Modern (London), Yinchuan Biennale 2016 (Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art, China), Today Art Museum (Beijing), Goethe-Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan (Mumbai, Colombo, Pune and Delhi), Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart), Albertina Modern Museum, Künstlerhaus (Vienna), National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad), British Council (New Delhi), Indian Museum (Kolkata), Edinburgh Printmakers (Scotland), Khoj International Artists’ Association (New Delhi), Summerhall Galleries (Edinburgh) and Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art (Dusseldorf and Vienna).

Some of her recent one-person exhibitions include Evolutionary Potential (2022) at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart in collaboration with the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin; The Rooted Sea (2022) at the Summerhall Galleries in collaboration with Edinburgh Science Festival 2022; Entanglements of Time & Tide (2021) at Castle Mills, Edinburgh Printmakers in partnership with Marine Scotland, Creative Scotland, ASCUS Art & Science and Edinburgh Art Festival.
Sonia Mehra Chawla lives in New Delhi and works between India, Germany and the UK.


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