Recognising the strength of the local art scene, India Art Fair’s Parallel Programme encourages visitors to explore the range of events that run alongside the fair — from New Delhi’s cultural offerings, to exhibitions taking place across India. Key exhibitions of South Asian artists abroad are also featured, in keeping with the fair’s international line-up of exhibitors. A spot map of all venues can be viewed here.

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No Longer Impervious to the Simplicity of Things: Avni Bansal

12 May 2020 -

Art Centrix, Jain Farm, Sector D-2, Vasant Kunj, Delhi, India

The mechanism for simplicity is such that it lays bare only the essentials of form, of life even. A new contemplation that time has importuned…

No Longer Impervious to the Simplicity of Things: Avni Bansal

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Collab: A Group Show

14 May 2020 -

Sakshi Gallery, 3rd Pasta Lane, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sakshi Gallery’s online exhibition – Collab – curated by Jesal Thacker is an inquiry into the many creative explorations. From archives and ongoing projects, the show…

Collab: A Group Show

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Backpacks, Bombs & Borders: Jagath Weerasinghe

28 May 2020 -

Saskia Fernando Gallery, 41, Horton Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka

In a new series created between April and May 2019 – showing on Saskia Fernando Gallery’s online viewing room – Jagath Weerasinghe responds to the…

Backpacks, Bombs & Borders: Jagath Weerasinghe

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In Search of Fragments: Paintings and Drawings by C. Douglas

18 May 2020 -

Akar Prakar Contemporary, D-43, Defence Colony, New Delhi, India

Akar Prakar opens a virtual exhibition of new paintings and drawings by C. Douglas. Born in Kerala in 1951, Douglas is one of the most collected…

In Search of Fragments: Paintings and Drawings by C. Douglas

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Summer Salon: A Group Show

29 April 2020 -

Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, First Floor, Sunny House, 16/18 Mereweather Road, Mumbai, India

In the present times, that allow for contemplation and reminiscence, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke takes a look at material from memorable studio visits and research…

Summer Salon: A Group Show

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Pause in a Flicker: Tanya Goel

21 May 2020 -

Nature Morte, A1, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi, India

Nature Morte is pleased to inaugurate its Online Viewing Room with Pause in a Flicker – a series of new works by the Delhi-based artist Tanya Goel.…

Pause in a Flicker: Tanya Goel

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Inherited Memory: A Group Show

5 June 2020 -

TARQ, F35/36 Dhanraj Mahal, C.S.M. Marg, Apollo Bunder, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra

With a series each by the artists, Garima Gupta, Rithika Merchant, Sarah Naqvi and Saubiya Chasmawala, TARQ’s new online exhibition Inherited Memory continues to attempt to…

Inherited Memory: A Group Show

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Forms and Figures: Bodies of Art

11 June 2020 -

Grosvenor Gallery, 35 Bury Street, St. James's London, United Kingdom

Grosvenor Gallery are delighted to announce the re-opening of their London space with the exhibition – Form and Figure: Bodies of Art – curated by Dr. Zehra Jumabhoy.…

Forms and Figures: Bodies of Art