Sahil Naik’s (b. 1991) practice traverses evidence, architecture, mythology and the internet through the act of witnessing and history making. His current project Monuments, Mausoleums, Memorials, Modernism studies the violence of the nation-building project with a focus on South Asia and the Non-aligned world.
Naik completed his M.V.A (Sculpture) from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda (Distinction) and B.F.A with a specialisation in Sculpture (First Division) from Goa College of Art. He has exhibited at the Delfina Foundation and Asia House, London, UK; Bridget Donahue as a part of Condo, New York; Beirut Art Center, Lebanon; Khoj International Artists’ Association and the Serendipity Arts Festival, India; and the Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan. He is currently a recipient of Five Million Incidents, instituted by Goethe Institut New Delhi with RAQS Media Collective and recently concluded his second solo Monuments, Mausoleums, Memorials, Modernism at Experimenter, Kolkata. Naik lives and works in Goa.