Nalini Malani: The Rebellion of the Dead, Retrospective 1969-2018, Part I | 2017
By Sophie Duplaix
Published by Hatje Cantz, 2017
Hardcover, 240 pages
27.9 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm
The Centre Pompidou, Paris staged France's first retrospective of the Indian artist Nalini Malani in 2017-18.
In the exhibition as well as this corresponding catalogue, the artist presents works from 1969-2017, covering almost five decades of her oeuvre.
The second part of the retrospective was held at Castello di Rivoli, Turin in 2018-19 as was also accompanied with a catalogue.
Together catalogue of Part I and Part II form a seminal document on Nalini Malani as the pioneering politically engaged artist in film, photography, video art and performance, between the modern and contemporary art of India along with her positioning as a globally respected senior female artist with her own language which excels in her widely known video/shadow plays.