Sonia Mehra Chawla

Sonia Mehra Chawla is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher based in New Delhi. She received her BFA (2001) and MFA (2004) in Fine Arts from Delhi University's College of Art in New Delhi. Chawla's work has been exhibited at CSMVS, Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai in collaboration with Goethe-Institut (2022); ZKM Museum & Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe(2022), Radialsystem, Berlin (2021), Edinburgh Printmakers, in collaboration with Marine Scotland (2021), Edinburgh Science Festival (2021), Albertina Modern Museum, Vienna (2020), Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, ifa-Galerie Stuttgart (2017); Yinchuan Biennale, China (2016); Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi (2019), ESSL Museum, Austria (2011); Khoj International Artists' Association, Delhi (2018); Gallery MMB, Goethe-Institut, Mumbai (2017); British Council, New Delhi (2015); Tate Modern, London (2007); ET4U Contemporary Visual Art Projects, Denmark (2017); Today Art Museum, Beijing (2008); Beck & Eggeling, Dusseldorf (2015); Sydney Contemporary (2013); Art Basel, Hong Kong (2013) and Shanghai Contemporary (2009).

Working at the intersection of art and science, her artistic practice explores notions of ecology, sustainability and conservation. Chawla is an awardee of the Charles Wallace India Trust of the British Council. She is a Fellow of Akademie Schloss Solitude Germany for Social Sciences and the recipient of the International Art+ Science grant and residency program instituted by Khoj, India and Wellcome Trust UK/DBT India Alliance.

Uncharted Terrains Crater Fluids, 2014
Vital to Life, Drifter & Wanderer III, 2021
Vital to Life, Drifter & Wanderer IV, 2021

When the Others Stares Back: Part I

Jayashree Chakravarty, Radhika Agarwala, Sonia Mehra Chawla and Suhasini Kejriwal

Sat, 26 March 2022

When the Other Stares Back: Part II

Gigi Scaria, Jagannath Panda, Jayashree Chakravarty, Radhika Agarwala, Sonia Mehra Chawla and Suhasini Kejriwal

Fri, 22 July 2022

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