Welcome to Art Scene India!
I'm Nalini Malaviya, a Bangalore based art consultant, curator and writer. I founded Art Scene India in 2006 as a blog to share information on art and to reach out to audiences across the world. Over time, the blog has emerged as a leading voice on Indian contemporary art, featuring upcoming shows, reviews of ongoing exhibitions, interviews with artists, and practical information on collecting art.
Additionally, it has evolved into a resource site with several guides and tips for artists to help them organize exhibitions, write an artist statement, create an online presence and other relevant material, useful in navigating the art world. The idea is to support both art connoisseurs and artists simultaneously through a single platform and bridge the gap between them as much as possible.
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Nalini Malaviya is a Bangalore based art consultant, curator and writer. She curates contemporary art exhibitions, working with visual artists from across the country and offers curatorial and advisory services to individuals and corporate, providing end to end solutions for art procurement and acquisition.
Some of her curatorial projects include ‘Convergence,’ an online exhibition as part of an art and media collective, ‘Bend’ an exhibition of sculptures, ‘Parallax of Visual Memories’, ‘Reimagining: (Un)Reality and Space’, 'Irreverent Gene' and ‘Polynomials of Relevance’ with leading contemporary artists from across the country.
She has been writing for the media since 2003, and has been an art columnist for Financial Times (Delhi and Bangalore) and Bangalore Mirror. Nalini has contributed to Times of India, Deccan Herald, several art magazines and artist books. She has written and presented papers for the Karnataka Lalithkala Academy Journal and several of her prefatory essays have been published as part of artist catalogues.
She has contributed to corporate blogs (Asian Paints and Pidilite) on art, interiors and lifestyle from 2015-17 and has written fiction and published short stories as part of various anthologies, such as, The Shrinking Woman, The Curse of the Bird and Bhelpuri.
She has completed a MOOC course in Managing the Arts: Marketing for Cultural Organizations.
At present, she is
- Contributing a fortnightly art column for Sunday Herald.
- Member, Advisory Committee, National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore
- Chairperson for ALL Bangalore Fine Arts Chapter
- State President of KARNATAKA ARTS LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, WICCI
- Founder/Publisher of 'Art Scene India' www.artsceneindia.com, a popular blog cum Ezine featuring art news, events and articles on art, interiors and guides/tips for artists. The website functions as an artist resource and also promotes artists
Swiss Re’s Art Collection in Bangalore
Links to few online articles
Times of IndiaBengaluru Metro: Art at the stations
Bangalore Mirror:Art of the matter
Bose says '˜NO'
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