2020 Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India


A gala celebration honoring the Asia Arts Game Changers

Asia Art Game Changer Awards India 2020

Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India is a signature gala celebration honoring the Asia Arts Game Changers during the week of the India Art Fair in New Delhi. The Awards pay tribute to artists and arts professionals who have made a significant contribution to the development of modern and contemporary art in Asia and who inspire a deeper empathy and understanding of the world through their work. Major art collectors, artists, gallerists, dignitaries from the art world, and Asia Society trustees and patrons will gather to celebrate these individuals.

For more than twenty years, Asia Society has been a pioneer in identifying and fostering contemporary Asian artists, and engaging new audiences with their work.

Past honorees include: Vibha Galhotra, Abir Karmakar, Krishen Khanna, Kochi Biennale Foundation, Akbar Padamsee, Benitha Perciyal, Gulammohammed Sheikh, Arpita Singh, Sun Xun, teamLab, and Yang Yongliang.

Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India
February 1, 2020
The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

7:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception
8:00 p.m.: Award Ceremony and Dinner

All proceeds from Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India support Asia Society Arts & Culture initiatives worldwide. Asia Society’s Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India is co-organized by Asia Society Museum, New York, and Asia Society India Centre.

To sponsor a table or purchase donor passes please contact AsiaSocietyIndiaCentre@asiasociety.org


Vivan Sundaram 180x180
Photo by Idris Ahmed

Vivan Sundaram - Asia Arts Vanguard Award

Vivan Sundaram works across the mediums of painting, sculpture, installation, photography, and video. His work has long been informed by contemporary political events relating to anticolonial struggles, migration, exile, violence, and war. He has exhibited internationally including at the Haus der Kunst, Munich (2018); Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi (2018); the 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008); Tate Modern, London (2007); the 7th Sharjah Biennale (2005); the 2nd Gwangju Biennale (1997); The 2nd Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane (1996); National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi (1994); and Royal Academy of Arts, London (1967). He is a founding member of SAHMAT, a collective formed in 1989 to promote artistic freedom.

Tiffany Chung 180x180
Photo by Ketsiree Wongwan

Tiffany Chung - Asia Arts Future Award

Tiffany Chung is internationally renowned for her research-based multimedia installations and detailed cartographic works that examine conflict, migration, and urban transformation through the lens of geopolitical and environmental traumas. The artist was awarded the Sharjah Biennial Artist Prize in 2013. She has exhibited internationally, including at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. (2019); Asia Society Texas Center, Houston (2018); Gwangju Biennale (2018); The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); the 56th Venice Biennale (2015); and the 11th Sharjah Biennial (2013). Chung is a cofounder of Sàn Art in Ho Chi Minh City.

Prabhakar Pachpute 180x180
Photo by Sachin Bonde

Prabhakar Pachpute - Asia Arts Future Award

Prabhakar Pachpute’s multidisciplinary practice includes drawing, stop-motion animation, installation, and sculpture. His choice of charcoal as a medium relates directly to his family’s history as coalminers. The artist combines personal experience with in-depth research to explore the complexity of socioeconomic and environmental transformations around the world. Pachpute’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions at the 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2018); Asia Culture Center, Gwangju (2017); Para Site, Hong Kong (2017); National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai (2016); the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015); and the 31st São Paulo Biennial (2014). He is a member of Shunya Collective, founded in Mumbai in 2012.

Event Details

Sat 01 Feb 2020
7 - 10 p.m.

The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi
1 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
Delhi, India 110001

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