1Shanthiroad studio/gallery

A SHAKY PICTURE HAS NO WEIGHT Artist talk by Vishal Jugdeo

December 14, 2019. Saturday, 6:30 PM

About Vishal Jugdeo:
Vishal Jugdeo is an interdisciplinary artist who works with video, installation, performance and sculpture to construct experimental approaches to narrative. Weaving together strategies from television, documentary and narrative cinema, and theater, he emphasizes the physical and psychical space around moving images revealing the mediated process through which we interpret and understand the unfolding present.. He has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at the ICA Philadelphia, LAXART Los Angeles, Western Front, Vancouver and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica. Major commissioned works have been featured in Performa, New York, Made in LA at the Hammer Museum Los Angeles and the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art. Notable group exhibitions include Witte De With Center for Contemporary Arts, Rotterdam, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, INOVA, Milwaukee and Vox Populi, Philadelphia.

Jugdeo completed an MFA at UCLA, and a BFA at Simon Fraser University. He was a 2015 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, and has attended residencies at Skowhegan and MacDowell Colony. Jugdeo lives and works in Los Angeles where he recently joined the faculty in New Genres at the UCLA Department of Art.