Thukral & Tagra

Jiten Thukral Born 1976, Jalandhar, Punjab, India Education:1998 BFA, Chandigarh Art College; 2000 MFA, New Delhi College of Art Sumir Tagra Born 1979, New Delhi, India Education: 1999 Shankar’s Academy of Arts, New Delhi; 2002 BFA, New Delhi College of Art; 2006 PG, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad The artists live and work in Gurgaon, Haryana (of New Delhi). Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra work collaboratively in a wide variety of media including painting, sculpture, Installation, film and design. Thukral & Tagra blur the lines between Fine Art and Popular Culture, product placement and exhibition design, artistic inspiration and media hype. Their works comment on the globalization of consumer culture and the repercussions of this as it is being experienced in India today. While both playful and humorous, their works express thoughtful questions about the nature of Indian identity.

Thukral & Tagra