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Ayisha Abraham

Abraham lives and works in Bangalore, as an installation artist and short filmmaker, and is Dean of School of Media Arts & Sciences at Srishti Manipur Institute, teaching history of art and visual culture. She studied painting at M.S. University, Baroda, India; Rutgers University, New Jersey, United States (1995), and Whitney Independent Study Program, New York City (1992). She founded and curates a documentary film festival for students of this institute, Nazariya (2004). Since 2000, she has produced a series of short experimental films that

re-edit 8mm home movies filmed by older residents of her neighbourhood, collected by her locally. These films have been screened as single channel works and installations with her sculpture and drawings.


Her work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally, such as at Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore; Coimbatore (2010); Caixa Forum, Barcelona

(2010); Pompidou Centre (2011); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2012); Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing(2012).

Ayisha Abraham- En Route_edited.jpg

En Route or Of a Thousand Moons, 2011, 8mm film digitally transferred.

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