Akshita Gandhi is a multi-media artist based in Mumbai. By merging social, historical, and mythological concepts her work explores the relationship between time and space. Her body immersive installations include Le cirque de la liberté (2020), a mise-en-scene inspired by the circus, and Dare to Break Free (2020), a commission by the Berlin-based music festival Kater Blau. In the mixed media painting, lightbox, and poetry series Freedom, I Read Banned Books (2019) she advocates breaking free from patriarchal structures. Using light as a guiding principle Gandhi’s work speaks to the transformative power of artistic practice.
Gandhi has collaborated with Frank DeBourge during New York Fashion Week and the Indian menswear brand Kurtees, in addition, her work is exhibited extensively at galleries and art fairs internationally.
Fall 2021, the artist will be highlighted in her first institutional solo-show at the Nehru Center in London.
Private Collections include Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum.
2020 Le cirque de la liberté, D/Code, Mumbai, India
2020 Dare to Break Free, Kater Blau, Mumbai, India
2019 Let There Be Light, Foley Gallery x D’arte Mart, New York, USA
2021 Gaze, Reflect, and Gather, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, India
2020 To Art or Not To Art, Gabriel Fine Arts, Artsy
2020 Women Artists: Evoke or Provoke? Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, USA
2019 Unity in Variety X, Shapero Modern Gallery, London, UK
2019 Colour of Thought, MyMicroGallery, Milan, Italy
2019 La Vie Magique, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, USA
2019 The Onishi Project Gallery, New York, USA
2016 The Index Exhibition, Dubai, UAE
2019 Pulse Art Fair, Now You’re Looking, D’arte Mart, Miami, USA
2019 Asia Contemporary Art Show, D’arte Mart, Hong Kong
2019 Market Art + Design, D’arte Mart, Bridgehampton, USA
2018 Scope Art Fair, Vogelsang Gallery, Miami, USA
2018 World Art Dubai, UAE
2018 The Grand Prix, Formula One, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2017 The International Boat Show, Dubai, UAE
2016 The Executive Women Magazine Fair, Mind of a Winner, Dubai, UAE
2016 World Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2015 World Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE