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Praneet Soi
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Praneet Soi

Praneet Soi (1971, Kolkata, India) lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He works in various media including painting, drawing, collages, performance lectures, and sculpture, as well as time-based media such as video and sound. During his wide-spanning career, he has researched visual language in the media, worked with fracturing and distorting imagery of the human body and environments, and mapped his and his family’s migratory histories through forms.

Soi completed his BA and MA in painting at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India. In 2001 he completed a Master’s Degree in Visual Arts at University of California at San Diego, and from 2002-2003 held a studio at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam. Recent solo exhibitions include: Third Factory, From Kashmir to Lisbon via Caldas, Museum Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, 2018); Pattern - The Falling Figure and Other Stories, CCA Derry/Londonderry (London, 2017); and Notes on Labour, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, (Mumbai, 2017), among others. Recent group exhibitions include: 3rd Kochi-Muziris Biennale (Kochi, 2016-17); Manifesta 9 (Genk, 2012); and Indian Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale (Venice, 2011), among others. His work are in collections such as the Van Abbe Museum (Eindhoven); the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (New Delhi); The Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin); and the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), among others.