Recent Exhibition

11 May - 24 November 2019

"Personal Structures", Exhibition of sculpture Talktime, May-Nov Venice 2019

Marinaressa Gardens, Venice May 11th-Nov 24th 2019

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The Event

Parallel to the Venice Art Biennale 2019, the GAA foundation present “Personal Structures”. The exhibition is hosted by the European Cultural Centre in its prestigious Palazzos and the Giardini Marinaressa in May. Visit for more information'

The Artwork

The sculpture, “Talktime” by Kumari Nahappan, consisits of two red, intertwined chillies. It measures 2 m in height and weight is approximately 850 kg. It will be exhibited in Marinaressa Gardens 11th of May - 24th of November.

To sponsor as well as to honour this artwork, a limited edition of 88 miniatures in honey-golden colour, are being fabricated alongside and offered to private collectors internationally.
Measurement: H14 x W15 x D10 cm. Medium: Bronze. Year: 2019

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“Talktime was inspired by the notions of conversation, relationships and time. The two forms represent a fruit and a spice coming together much enjoyed culturally, historically and currently in time, creating more connections and engagement.”

 Kumari Nahappan, 2019

11-14th of October 2018

Clio Art Fair, NY

13-16 th Sept 2018

Play Partners at START Art Fair 2018

Saatchi Gallery London

1 - 31 May 2018


SPRMRKT, Singapore

21 - 24 March 2018

Art Dubai 2018

Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

26 Feb - 9 Mar 2018

The Royal Arts Prize

La Galleria Pall Mall, London

8-11 November 2017

Abu Dhabi Art 2017

Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12 Sep - 12 Oct 2017

Rising 50

World Trade Centre building 2 (WTC Complex), Jakarta, Indonesia

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October 2017

The Art of the Living

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

14 Sep - 26 Nov 2017

CHANTING: ROSARY at ANIMA MUNDI International Art Festival

Palazzo Ca'Zanardi, Venice, Italy

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Chanting Rosary Anima Mundi Art Festival Venice 2017 Kumari Nahappan

2nd May - 30th June 2017

Nature Borne

American Club

19 May - 19 June 2017


March 2017

Premier Art Fair Hong Kong

Art Basel Hong Kong

January 2017

Art Stage Singapore

22 Oct 2016 - 21 Jul 2017

Once Upon a Time in Little India

Indian Heritage Centre

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23 Nov 2016 - 15 Jan 2017

Semangat X: Visual Expressions of Southeast Asian Identity

Galeri Petronas, Level 3, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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September 2016

Playing Fields

F1 Podium Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

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Playing Fields is a place flushed hot with desire where apples metaphorically become centers of games and where chilies tango with one and another and strut with sexy gestures!

Curator: Phan Ming Yen


Art Stage Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia

Archaeology of the Present: Sculpture exhibition

Gajah Gallery, Singapore

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Archaeology of the Present is a largely object-oriented exhibition that brings together an assemblage of sculptures and sculptural objects, showcasing the wealth of materials used by artists today – and how these materials are deployed to different artistic forms and visual languages on subjects varying from the personal to the iconic, and the quotidian to the historical.

Archaeology of the Present

Highball: Group Exhibition

Gajah Gallery, Singapore

Art Fair Tokyo


Art Basel Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Art Stage Singapore




Gallery by the Harbour, Hong Kong

India Art Fair

New Delhi, India

Prudential Singapore Eye

Art Science Museum, Singapore