Gauri Gill

Biography

Gauri Gill (b. 1970 Chandigarh, India) is a New-Delhi based photographer. Various ongoing projects highlight her sustained belief in collaboration and ‘active listening’, and in using photography as a memory practice. Gill’s work addresses the Indian identity markers of caste, class and community as determinants of mobility and social behaviour; in it there is empathy, surprise, and a human concern over issues of survival. She has exhibited within India and internationally including the 58th Venice Biennale, MoMA PS1, New York, Documenta 14, Athens and Kassel, Kochi Biennale 2016 and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington. Her work is in the collections of prominent institutions worldwide, and in 2011   she was awarded the Grange Prize, Canada’s foremost award for photography. In 2012, Gill published the book Balika Mela with Edition Patrick Frey.

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