SHUBIGI RAO (b. 1975)

Education

2008 Masters in Fine Arts, First Class Honours, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore 2006    
2006 BA Fine Arts (Painting), First Class Honours, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
2005 Diploma in Fine Arts (Painting) with Distinction, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore 1996
    BA (Hons) in English, Second Class First Division, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Solo Exhibition(Selected)

2017 Written in the Margins, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (April 13-??May 7) 
2013 Useful Fictions, Grey Projects, Singapore
           The Retrospectacle of S. Raoul, Earl Lu Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore 
2001 Juvenis, Sanskriti Kala Kendra, Anandagram, New Delhi, India

Group Exhibition(Selected)

2017 3rd Pune Biennale, Pune, India
    ‘Historical Fictions: a manual for the aspiring tyrant’. Spoken word artwork for AFF and Sanja Ivekovic’s Monument to Revolution, Documenta 14, Athens, Greece
2016 10th Taipei Biennial 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
    Demain est une île (Tomorrow is an island), Villa Vassilieff, Paris
    Ghost on the Wire 2, Objectifs Gallery, Singapore
    Multiples, The Art Space, Singapore
2015 Urban:ness, DUCTAC,  Dubai, UAE
    Dear Painter, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
    Shubigi Rao: Exquisite Corpse, showcase under Curating Lab, NUS Museum Singapore
    Mysterious Objects at Noon, Objectifs Gallery, Singapore, and Bermondsey Gallery, London
    Ex Libris, National Library, Singapore
    Singapore mon Amour (literary section), part of Singapour en France – le Festival 
2014 Modern Love, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
    The Disappearance, CCA (Centre for Contemporary Art), Gillman Barracks, Singapore
2013 Performance/presentation at re-??new 2013 Digital Arts Festival, Copenhagen                    
    OH! Open House: The Happiness Index, Marina Bay, Singapore
    The Black Frame Project, Indigo Blue Gallery, Singapore
    Panoramic Imprint, The Substation, Singapore 
2012 CON[TEXT], NUS Museum, Singapore
    Singapore Survey 2012: New Strange Faces, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Singapore
    Still Building: Contemporary Art from Singapore, organised by Valentine Willie Fine Art in Selasar  Sunaryo  Art  Space,  Bandung, Indonesia
    TADAEX, The 2nd Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition, Iran
    Entering the Mind’s I, Conference of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Beijing, China, with the Association of Neuroaesthetics, Berlin, Germany
2011 Etiquette II: On Getting Down & Dirty, The Substation, Singapore
    {rtf(X)}, Light Editions, Singapore
2010 Singapore Survey 2010: Beyond LKY, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Singapore
    Time Machine, part of The Future of Exhibition: It Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before, Earl Lu Gallery,  Institute  of  Contemporary  Arts Singapore
    Etiquette I: On Sitting Down & Shutting Up, The Substation, Singapore
2009 Surfaces – The 29th Annual Exhibition of Printmaking Society Singapore, Singapore 
    The Longest Distance: The 10th Anniversary of The Winston Oh Travel Award, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
    Only Breath, Café Sappho, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Found & Lost, Osage Gallery, Singapore
2008  Wonder, 2nd Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore
    Breathe, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore
    The Degree Show, Masters of Fine Art, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
2007 Limited/Unlimited – The 27th Anniversary Exhibition of Printmaking Society 
    Singapore Art Show, Singapore Art Museum
    A Progressive Affair, Gallery 80, Singapore
    Autobibliophiles: Artists Who Make or Use Books, Studio Bibliothèque, Hong Kong
2006 Appetites for Litter: 8th     Emerging Artists Show, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
    The Second Dance Song – New Contemporaries II: New Art from LASALLE
    SIA, Earl Lu Gallery, Institute  of  Contemporary  Arts Singapore
    The BA in Fine Arts Graduation Show, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore 
2005 Print Out, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
    500 & Below, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
    Animal Instinct, Utterly Art, Singapore
    New Contemporaries: New Art from LASALLE-??SIA, part of Singapore Art Show, Earl Lu Gallery,  Institute  of  Contemporary  Arts Singapore
    Time Phase Print – The 25th Anniversary of the Printmaking Society Singapore, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore
    Della Butcher Award, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
    The Winston Oh Travel Award, Earl Lu Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
    The 29th Diploma in Fine Arts Graduation Show, LASALLE-??SIA College of the Arts

Publications

2016 Pulp: A short biography of the banished book, Vol I, published by Rock Paper Fire, with the support of  National  Arts  Council, Singapore
2014 Useful Fictions, published by Grey Projects, Singapore
2013 History’s Malcontents: The Life and Times of S. Raoul, a book chronicling 10 years of artwork and writing under the pseudonym S. Raoul. Published by Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore with the support of National Arts Council, Singapore
2006 Art of the Americas: Secrets Unearthed from Levels Seven to Two Art of the United Kingdom: The Burden of British Art
Notions of Art: Thoughts from a Dot. Published by Octopus Classics
     Bastardising Biography. Self-??published