Yamini Nayar

Yamini Nayar (Detroit/New Delhi) is based in New York and holds an MFA from School of Visual Arts, NY and BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Residencies include the LMCC Workspace, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Lightborne and NYU Visiting Artist Scholar. Nayar recently received support from Art Matters Foundation for research in Chandigarh, India. Nayar’s work has been exhibited at Museum of Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Kiran Nadar Museum, Sharjah Biennial, Saatchi Museum and is in many collections including the Guggenheim Museum NY, Saatchi Museum, Queensland Art Gallery, Cincinnati Art Museum, Decordova Museum and US Arts in Embassies. Publications include Passages: Indian Art Today (Daab Media, 2014), Lines of Control, Partition as a Productive Space (Green Cardamom 2012), Unfixed: Postcolonial Photography in Contemporary Art (Jap Sam Books, 2013); and Manual for Treason: Sharjah Biennial (2011). Nayar teaches photography in New York and is represented by Thomas Erben, New York and Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.