New Delhi based Ranbir Kaleka (b. 1953) trained at the College of Art, Chandigarh and Royal College of Art, London. He has had solo exhibitions in New Delhi, New York and Chicago. His participation in group exhibitions includes ‘Failed Plot’, curated by Gayatri Sinha, KIAF Art Fair, Seoul (2009); ‘Chalo! India – A New Era in Indian Art, ESSL Museum Vienna, National Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul and Mori Museum, Tokyo (2008-9); ‘India Moderna’, Valencia (2009); ‘Simulasian: Refiguring “Asia” for the 21st Century’, curated by Eric C. Shiner and Lilly Wei, New York (2008); ‘Still Moving Image’, curated by Deeksha Nath, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi (2008); ‘Horn Please – The Narrative in Contemporary Indian Art’, Bern, (2007); ‘New Narratives – Contemporary Art from India’, Chicago, Minneapolis, Salina, New Jersey (2007); ‘Hungry God’, Beijing, Busan and Toronto (2006); ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, curated by Chaitanya Sambrani, traveling exhibition (2005 onwards); ‘Hungry God: Indian Contemporary Art, Arario Beijing, China (2006); ‘iCon: India Contemporary’ ,Venice Biennale (2005); ‘Visual Performance’, curated by Wu Hung and Julie Walsh, Walsh Gallery, Chicago (2004); ‘Liminal Zones’, curated by Pooja Sood, Apeejay Media Gallery, Delhi (2003); ‘Body.City’, Siting Contemporary Culture in India’, curated by Geeta Kapur, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany (2003) and ‘Private Mythologies: Of The Personal And Of The Political’, curated by Pooja Sood, Apeejay Media Gallery, New Delhi (2002).
Ranbir has been a part of workshops and residencies such as Khoj International Workshop (2002) and Sally & Don Lucas Artists Programs, Montalvo Arts Center, California, USA (2004\05)www.rkaleka.com