Savia Mahajan (b.1980) began her formal artistic training in her home city of Mumbai, at the L.S. Raheja School of Art. Though she trained as a painter, Mahajan’s practice has moved away from the medium of painting, towards ceramics since 2010. The transition has been the result of a “relinquishing of traditional art mediums (and) a deeper inquiry about practice.” She has worked extensively at a local pottery studio in Mumbai, which has given her the space to experiment and develop many of her ceramic processes and techniques, the results of which are a part of “Liminal” her first solo exhibition at TARQ.
In 2003, Mahajan participated in an auction organized by Christie’s in Mumbai, in support of the NGO, Akanksha Foundation. In the same year, she was a part of two exhibitions – ‘Shakti’ and ‘Personal Gods’ at Gallery Beyond. She was a part of Chawla Gallery’s annual art exhibition, which was curated by Shibani Chawla and hosted at The Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Mahajan has also participated at the Art Dubai fair in 2006.
Savia Mahajan lives and works in Mumbai.
11 Aug 2017 - 09 Sep 2017
Savia Mahajan's first solo exhibition at TARQ will feature the artist's sculptural works that have key linkages to ideas of space, time and being. The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalogue essay written by physicist K. Sridhar.