Zine-making Workshop with Renuka Rajiv | 21 July 2018
THE FUTURE IS NOT MY GENDER | Vadehra Art Gallery | 19 July - 14 August 2018

FICA conducted additional events around Emerging Artist Award 2016 grantee Renuka Rajiv's exhibition THE FUTURE IS NOT MY GENDER, which will be on view at the Vadehra Art Gallery until 14 August 2018. 

As an extension of the exhibition, Renuka Rajiv conducted a zine-making workshop. The workshop was an interactive session with the artist, sharing zines and their process of experimenting with the format. This was followed by a collaborative zine-making session that resulted in a range of witty and idiosyncratic outcomes. 

About the Artist:
Renuka Rajiv
 is an artist based in Bangalore. They did a diploma in Digital Video Production from Srishti School of Design, Bangalore, India (2007) and Bachelor of Fine Art, Printmaking from VCA, Melbourne (2010). They have participated in several group shows in Melbourne, Kochi, New Delhi and Bangalore. Their solo exhibitions include Life As a Solo, Handheld Gallery, Melbourne (2013); Wild Fermentation, Brunswick Artspace, Melbourne (2013); Static/Problematic, G159, Bangalore (2015).

Renuka was artist in residence at CONA, Mumbai funded by INLAKS Shivdasani Foundation (2014), TAJ Residency/ SKE Projects, Bangalore, (2015) and Walkin Studios, Bangalore (2015). Their publications include Silicon Plateau #01, a collaborative publishing project between T.A.J. Residency/SKE Projects + or-bits.com in 2015. They have received the City of Stonington Print Prize in 2010; the NGV Women’s Association Prize in 2010 and the Substation travelling exhibition prize in 2011.

As part of the FICA Emerging Artist Award 2016, Renuka undertook a ninety-day residency at Lucerrne University of Applied Sciences and Arts between September and December 2017.  

Image courtesy: Renuka Rajiv