April 1 – 29, 2020
Ranu Mukherjee is an artist based in San Francisco. Mukherjee has produced commissioned projects for major institutions including the San Jose Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Asian Art Museum, and the de Young Museum. Her most recent installation was presented in the 2019 Karachi Biennale. She has 25 years of experience working on collaborative multimedia projects, most notably through 0rphan Drift, a cyber-feminist collective and avatar she co-created in London in 1994. Ranu is the recipient of a Lucas Visual Arts Fellowship at Montalvo Arts Center (2019-2022). Her work is in the collections of Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, The Avery, Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Kadist Foundation, JP Morgan, Oakland Museum of California and the San Jose Museum of Art. She is represented by Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco. Mukherjee is an Associate Professor in Film and Fine Art at California College of the Arts.
With support of 18th Street Arts Center and Montalvo Center for the Arts, her new project ‘Ensemble for Non-Linear Time’ expands on her ongoing interest in speculative fiction. In collaboration with Hope Mohr Dance, the project brings together a diverse community cast to work against isolationist culture.