Vikram Divecha
b. 1977, Beirut, Lebanon
Lives and works in New York and Dubai

Education:
2020 / Whitney ISP Studio Program, New York (upcoming)
2019 / MFA, Columbia University, New York

Solo Exhibitions:
2017 / Minor Work, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, UAE
2016 / Portrait Sessions, Tashkeel, Dubai, UAE
2012 / Urban Epidermis, Traffic, Dubai, UAE

Group Exhibitions:
2019 / Columbia MFA Thesis Show, Wallach Gallery, New York
2019 / Living Room: UIT (Use it together), International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York
2018 / Who Are We Now?, Land Art Mongolia 5th Biennial, Mongolia
2018 / Feel the other day running underneath this one, Times Sq. Space, New York
2018 / First Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, New York
2018 / (Un)conscious: A series of small serendipities, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai
2018 / Untold Stories Retold, Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi

2017 / Co-Lab: Contemporary Art and Savoir-Faire, Louvre Abu Dhabi, UAE
2017 / Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play, National Pavilion of UAE, 57th Venice Biennale, Italy
2017 / Tamawuj, Sharjah Biennial 13, UAE

2016 / Binary States: India – UAE, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India
2016 / March Project 2016, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
2016 / Domestic Affairs: Reshaped, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, UAE
2016 / What is it?, 1x1 Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2016 / White Cube... Literally, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, UAE

2015 / Art: Process and Practice, Warehouse 411, Abu Dhabi
2015 / Dust, Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowsku Castle, Warsaw
2015 / A Public Privacy, DUCTAC, Dubai
2015 / Accented, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE Art Dubai Radio, Art Dubai, UAE

2014 / Turning Point, Tashkeel, Dubai
2014 / Urban Reflections, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai
2014 / SIKKA Art Fair, Dubai
2014 / In the Absence of Script, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah

2013 / SIKKA Art Fair, Dubai
2013 / Art Nights @ Gate Village, DIFC, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery
2013 / Dubai Here Today – A Record of Urban Impermanence, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai

Art Fairs:
2019 / Art Dubai, Dubai
2018 / Frieze New York, New York
2017 / Abu Dhabi Art, Abu Dhabi
2017 / Art Dubai, Dubai

Residency:
2018 / Land Art Mongolia 5th Biennial, Khentii Province, Mongolia
2014 / T.A.P. (Temporary Art Platform), Miziara, Lebanon

Performance:
2018 / Tease 2, Prentis Hall, New York

Commissions:
2017 / Train to Rouen, Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi and institut français
2017 / Bathing Boulders, National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
2017 / Beej, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
2016 / Sweeping, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
2016 / Warehouse Project, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
2015 / Negative heaps (of designated waste), H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
2014 / Differed Cross Section, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority
2013 / Reclaimed Void, DUCTAC, Dubai
2013 / Degenerative Disarrangement, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

Public Grants:
2017 / Beej, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
2016 / Sweeping, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
2015 / Shaping Resistance, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
2014 / Boulder Plot, The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Dubai

Awards:
2014 / Middle East Emergent Artist Prize

Teaching:
2018 / Teaching Assistant, Shelly Silver, Video Art, Columbia University, NY
2018 / Teaching Assistant, Leah Wolff, Ceramics, Columbia University, NY

Talks and Panels:
2019 / Phantasmagorias of the Interior, NYU Seminar, ISCP, New York
2019 / Aesthetics of Extraction, GSAPP Incubator, NEW INC, New York
2018 / Gulf Arts and Culture Symposium, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC
2017 / Cultivating Opportunity within the UAE's Expanding Ecology of Contemporary Art, NYUAD, New York
2017 / Book Launch, Warehouse Project, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
2016 / Binary States, Greenix, Kochi, Kerala
2016 / Co-Lab, Emirati-French Cultural Programme, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi
2016 / Binary States, Khazzan, Al Khazzan Park, Dubai
2016 / Warehouse Project Talks, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
2016 / Campus Art Dubai 5.0, Dubai
2016 / Negotiating Spaces, American University of Dubai, Dubai
2016 / Artist Talk, New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
2015 / A Public Privacy, Mashreq Lounge, Art Dubai
2014 / Artist Panel, InVisible, Al Jalila Cultural Center, Dubai
2013 / Artist Panel, Art Forum 1, DUCTAC, Dubai
2012 / Pecha Kucha Night, Dubai

Programmes:
2016 / Tashkeel, Critical Practice Programme, Dubai
2015 / Campus Art Dubai 4.0, Dubai
2014 / The Salama Bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship, Abu Dhabi
2014 / Campus Art Dubai 3.0, Dubai
2013 / Campus Art Dubai 2.0, Dubai
2013 / Campus Art Dubai 1.0, Dubai

Publications:
2017 / Warehouse Project, 2017, Alserkal Avenue

Collections:
Art Jameel, Dubai
Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
Private Collection of HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi