Sutapa Biswas Love in a Cold Climate – Aesthetics and Irregular Verbs

Event Type:

Friday Event


Sofa Friday Event 12/10/12 at Glasgow Film Theatre


12 Oct 2012
11:00 - 13:00



Photo GSA
Photo GSA

Sutapa Biswas  Love in a Cold Climate – Aesthetics and Irregular Verbs

Event info

Sutapa Biswas is an artist and curator based in London. She was an undergraduate of Leeds University studying Fine Art and Art History, with a History and Philosophy of Science option (1981-85). Thereafter she was a postgraduate student at Slade School of Fine Art, UCL (1988-90), and also at the Royal College of Art, London (1996-98). Venues where Biswas's artworks have been exhibited include: Tate Britain, Tate Modern, UK; Whitechapel Gallery, UK; Melbourne International Arts Festival 2006, Australia; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; 6th Havana Biennial, Cuba; Expo Arte, Mexico; Lalit Kala Akademi / Gallery Espace, India; Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Locus Plus (Newcastle Upon Tyne) in collaboration with Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada; SF Camerawork, San Francisco, USA; Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest; Whitechapel Art Gallery, UK; Yale University Art Gallery, USA; Harewood House, UK; City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK; Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK; Douglas Cooley Art Gallery and PICA, Portland Oregon, USA; Neuberger Museum, New York, USA. She is a Member of the Board of Directors for Film and Video Umbrella (London, UK). Biswas' artworks are held in many public and private collections internationally, including: TATE Collections; Sheffield Museums and Art Galleries (acquisitioned with the Contemporary Art Society, UK); Cartwright Hall, Bradford Museums; Leicester City Museums; APT New York; Reed University, USA. A monograph of her artworks published by InIVA (2004), London includes essay by Laura Mulvey, Griselda Pollock and Guy Brett.