Thlana Bazik  

India (Mizoram)

Education

2019   M.Res in Curatorial/Knowledge (Goldsmiths College, university of London)
2018   M.Phil in Visual Studies (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
2015   Master of Fine Art (MFA), College of Art, New Delhi
            UGC NET Qualified in Visual Arts, Junior Research Fellowship Qualified 
2013   Bachelor Of Fine Art (BFA), College of Art, New Delhi, 2013

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Awards/Scholarship:

2018             Young Talented Artiste Award

2017-2018   NEZCC, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. 2017: FICA Inlaks Goldsmiths Scholarship

Exhibition/Project Participated:

2019 - “A-PART: Stories of lands and Lines,“ cuarted by Zero Gravity Collective, Akar Prakar Contemporary, New Delhi.
2019 - “Cultural Mosaic: An International Art Exhibition,” Organised by Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Regional Office, Shillong &

             Art Novelty in collaboration with Art and Culture Department, Govt. of Mizoram. 
2018 - “Blurred Perimeters,” curated by Wahida Ahmed, A collaborative event of the Raza Foundation and India International Centre,

             IIC, New Delhi. 
2018 - “Id-Entity,” curated by Zero Gravity Collective, Art Pilgrim Live, Gurgaon.
2018 - “Indie Comix Festival,” Delhi Edition.
2017 - “India Re-Worlded: Seventy Years of Investigating a Nation,” curated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala, Gallery Odyssey, Mumbai.
2017 - “Urban Implosion: Asian Cities,” ACC Arts Space Network , Gwangju, South Korea.
2017 - “Aizawl Art Festival,” Art Novelty, Chaltlang, Aizawl.
2017 - “C-13: An Exhibition, a Proposition, a Playground, a House,” exhibition collaborated between FICA and Priyanka Choudhary,

            Pamposh Enclave, New Delhi.
2017 - “Trace,” curated by Sarojini Lewis at School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi.
2017 - “Imagining the Arts: 11th International Film Festival Art and Artist,” at JD Centre of Art, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
2017 - “North East Festival,” at IGNCA, New Delhi.
2016 - Students’ Bienalle-Kochi-Muziris Bienalle 2016.
2016 - “When Does The Curatorial Work End?” with Raqs Media Collective, School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, 2016. 
2016 - “Redefining Boundary”, at Art Novelty Gallery, Aizawl, Mizoram, India as part of a project for the Kochi Students’ Bienalle, 2016. 
2016 - “BLOC PARTY #2” by Cabbageheads, New Delhi. 
2015 - “PPF 15”, College of Art Annual Exhibition, New Delhi. 
2015 - MADS Annual Exhibition, Aizawl, Mizoram. 
2015 - NEZCC Exhibition at Aizawl, Mizoram. 
2014 - Odyssey-An exhibition of NER Artist, Guwahati. 
2014 - Painting exhibition at North East Festival, IGNCA New Delhi. 
2014 - “PPF 14”, College of Art Annual Exhibition, New Delhi. 

Workshops/Course work: 

2018: 
“Hunting and Collecting,” with Sammy Baloji and Lotte Arndt at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria.
“Geopoetics”, Core Course, Goldsmith, University of London. 
“Black Aesthetic Theory”, (Spring), Convened by Dhanveer Singh Brar, Goldsmiths, University of London. 
“Raza Utsav: Roop-Aroop”, Young art Writers worshop, organised by The Raza Foundation.

2017: 
“Ethnic Mindscape: An Interactive Workshop with North-East Artists” organised by Lalit Kala 
Regional Centre, Chennai.
“Udhaya Bhanu-North East Painting Camp” organized by Lalit Kala Regional Centre, Bhubaneshwar.

2016: 
Curatorial Course with Raqs Media Collective at School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. 
“In Conversation with K.G Subramanyam– An Illustration Workshop” Organized by FICA and Asia Art Archive, New Delhi. 
“Word To Image-Creating a Comic Strip” Organized by Katha and Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi. 
“Textured Mindscape” at Fantasy Realm 2016/ World Cosplay Summit India, Aizawl.
Art Workshop Organized by Mizoram Art Development Society ‘For the Love of Art’ organized by Art Novelty Gallery, Aizawl, Mizoram. 

2015:
“Curatorial Intensive” at School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University with Maya Kovskaya. 
“Udaya Bhanu– North East Painting Camp”, North East Painting workshop organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, Bhubaneshwar. 

2014: Art Workshop organized by Mizoram Art Development Society, Aizawl, Mizoram. 
2013: Paper-Cut Workshop with tanya Hastings, at College of Art, New Delhi. 
2009: Chapchar Kut Art Fest workshop at Aizawl, Mizoram. 

Articles:

 

2019: 
“Exploring the Nomenclature of Indigenous, Tribal and Modern: A Study in Visual Arts from Mizoram” on Indigeneity: Expressions and Experience edited by Cherrie L. Chhangte and Kristina Zama, Mittal publication, 2019. ISBN 81-8324-936-1 
“Eight short notes on Abstraction” Artem, Volume 03, Issue 02, March-April. 

 

2017: 
“Cimex lectularius” on When Does the Curatorial Work End? Published by students of Mphil Visual Arts, School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU. 2017  “of a Cave that Borrows” on When Does the Curatorial Work End? Published by students of Mphil Visual Arts, School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU. 2017

 

2016: 
“Se Lu nge Tumpang Sial: An analysis of Sial lu (and its critique) as an Iconography in Mizo Art”, Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, Vol III, Issue 2, December 2016, Mizoram University. ISSN 2348-1188
 

Art works created during Artists' Point 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled I, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled I, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled III, , Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled III, , Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled II, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019

Lalthlanchhuaha (Thlana Bazik), Untitled II, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 75 cm, 2019