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Visual Arts

Bhisaji Gadekar on studio residency at Bern, Switzerland

Bhisaji Gadekar
Photo courtesy the artist

Bhisaji Gadekar’s installation: ‘Second Skin’, Bamboo, Life size, 2021
In Sunaparant art centre, by Goa Open Art Festival 2021

Bhisaji Gadekar works predominantly in the medium of sculpture, simultaneously integrating other mediums like site-specific installation and performance art. His endeavours in the field of sculpture have won him many accolades.

Gadekar received his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from Goa College of Art in 2012 and Master’s Degree in Fine Art in the field of sculpture from Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan, West Bengal in 2014. He lives and works in Goa and is presently engaged with the contemporary artists group: Goa Artists Collective. He has participated in various performance art practices.

As recipient of the FICA Emerging Artist Award 2020, Gadekar will be at Residency.ch at PROGR Art Center in Bern, where he hopes to continue his working process, including experiences and exploration with people, art, culture, landscape and history.

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