Appendix_2016 - 2017
Medium : Pen, Watercolor, Graphite pencil on Paper, Size : 8” X 6.5”.
Intervention in anatomy Book. These becomes the documentation of the actions.
ACTION NO. 8_(BRIDGE)
Duration: 6 Hours, A dimension of Documentation: 11823 Images, 2016.
Instruction: I will stand in the middle of the bridge, I will not move…while standing
Duration: normal routine working hours (around 5.30 to 6 hours)
Breath after crossing YELLOW line
Action no. 9
Action No. - 23
ACTION NO. 8
The Room In Body
ACTION NO. 7
Mohit Shelare is an artist based in India. His practice constructs thinking around Body, Waste, and Resistance, which intertwine with each other and draw the sites, events, and conditions. He makes performances, objects, drawings, and text.
Mohit facilitates research and conducts modules in universities and institutions. Presently, he serves as visiting faculty at the National Institute of Design, Kurukshetra. His participations include Prince Claus Seed Awards, Netherlands, 2023. Inlaks Fine Art Award, India, 2023. Regional Art Assembly, Australia, 2022 (online studio residency). Staging the contemporary: The next generation 2022 (symposium). Home Workspace Programme, Ashkal Alwan, Lebanon, 2019. Five Million Incidents, India, 2019. Kochi Student’s Biennale, India, 2016. Sifting Futur, Switzerland, 2015 (residency)
2017 MFA from Shiv Nadar University, Dadri, Uttar Pradesh.India.
2014 BFA from Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai, India.
2008 Foundation in Art from Shivaji Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya,
Amravati, Maharashtra, India.
Residencies, Programs, Grants, and Exhibitions
2023 Inlaks Residency with CAMP studio, Mumbai, India.
2023 Insoluble Substances and Separate Existence, Lecture-Performance, FICA, Delhi, India.
2023 XENO KNOWING, Lecture-Performance, FICA, Delhi, India.
2023 FICA, in/cube, the residency at Project_Space, Delhi, India.
2023 Inlaks Fine Art Award, India.
Inlaks Fine Arts Award Event and presentations.
2022 Dust Sculpting Vacuum, open studio, Jangpura. Delhi, India.
2022 Mapping the Shifting Terrains | Reading Public/Reading Art, FICA, India (workshop)
2022 Prince Claus Seed Awards, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2022 Image Syndrome, open studio, Jangpura, Delhi, India.
2022 Conversation with Assembly, Regional Art Assembly(podcast)
2022 Staging the contemporary: The next generation (symposium)
PANEL 5: Artistic Practice: Sites and Infrastructures
2021 Art Practice 2021 onwards, Exploration, IFA Bangalore (grant)
2021 Regional Art Assembly, Australia. (online artist studio program)
2021 Artist talk, MFA Alumni talk BODY WITHOUT LOCATION Shiv Nadar University.
2021 The Emerging Artist Award Extended Support Platform.
2021 NO GOGGLES FOR EARTHRISE: Tentacular Dispositions, Delicate
2020 Generator Cooperative Art Production Fund,
Experimenter, Kolkata, India.
2020 Perpetual Postponementing, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.
2020 National Institute of Design, Haryana. (artist talk)
2020 Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru. (artist talk)
2020 abr_circle Instagram network of performances/digital works.
2019 Five Million Incident, Goethe Institut, India.
“Chhaap tilak sab chheeni” Collaboration with Kaushal Sapre.
2019 Center of art and free expression, Jamia Nagar, Delhi, India.
2019 Home Workspace Program, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.
2019 Open Studio.Home Workspace Program.
Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.
2018 “The breath after crossing the yellow line”
A066, kaladham, Knowledge Park – 2, Greater NOIDA.
(Site-responsive project, managed with Murli Chandora)
2018 “Act and React Workshop”
Company theater, Kamshiat, Maharashtra, India.
(The workshop mentored by Sharmistha Saha)
2017 “Distant Mirrors” Fabrik, Kultur Im Zentrum Von
Switzerland. (Group Exhibition)
2017 “October School” workshop on Public Art,
Shiv Nadar University, Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, India.
2017 “Bodyworkshop” (Performance-based workshop)
Facilities by Nikhil Chopra, Madhvi Gore, and Jana
Prepeluh, MSU University, Gujarat, India.
2016 “Prognosis of the internally combusting Mother”
Student’s Biennale Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi.
2016 “Butoh Workshop” Subbody Resonance Butoh Himalaya.
2016 “Chapter 1” Coming Together (Group Exhibition)
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2015 Stiftung FUTUR:Herzlich Willkommen (Art Residency)
2015 “Double Object”, Kunst (Zeug) Haus, Switzerland.
(open studio of residency)
2014 Monsoon Exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2014 JJ: Past Present & Future, Art Gate Gallery, Mumbai, India
2014 Bronze Medal (Drawing & Painting, SJJSA),
Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai, India.
2014 Award for Best Student in Portraiture,
Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, India.
2013 Head to Head, Coomaraswamy Gallery,
Prince of Whales Museum, Mumbai, India.
2013 Bombay Art Society, Jehangir Art Gallery, India.
2013 Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Memorial Award,
Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, India.