Gopakumar R P
Gopakumar. R on his work “Cognition Libido” exhibited in Sedition art website - 2013
|Birth name||Ramakrishna Pillai Gopakumar|
17 May 1972 |
Changankulangara, Oachira, Kollam, Kerala, India
|Field||Painter, Digital Art, Motion Photography, Sedition art Collector|
|Training||Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
|Awards||Scholarship Kerala Lalithakala Akademi1992|
Gopakumar R (born in Oachira 17 May 1972) is an Indian contemporary artist and Sedition art collector. His collections includes works from renowned contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer, Wim Wenders, Mustafa Hulusi, C.E.B. Reas, Mat Collishaw, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Bob and Roberta Smith, Sui Jianguo, Jitish Kallat, Bharti Kher, AES+F, Mark Titchner, Jane and Louise Wilson, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Elmgreen and Dragset, Yinka Shonibare, Paolo Cirio, Robin Rimbaud, Liu Ye (artist), Isaac Julien, Brian Alfred, Steven Claydon, Miguel Chevalier, Shezad Dawood, Zimoun and many others.    
Gopakumar R was born on 17 May 1972 in Changankulangara, Oachira, Kollam, Kerala, India as the son of Edathitta N. Ramakrishna Pillai and K. Janamma. He completed his schooling from S.R.V.U.P.S. Changankulangara, B J S M Madathil V H S S, Thazhava North, Karunagapally.
After schooling, at the age of 16, he was under the guidance of two prominent Artists Madhavan and Surasu for two years to learn the preliminary concepts of the Art. This was a stepping stone towards his long journey in the arena of art.
He works closely with the artistic literary movement Immagine & Poesia. The international artistic literary movement founded in Torino, Italy, in 2007, under the Patronage of the late Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of Dylan Thomas. He is the official representative for India and Bahrain of this movement.
2014 His Motion photography (Graphics Interchange Format GIFs - short films) shortlisted The Saatchi Gallery and Google+ The Motion Photography Prize. Panel of judges: film director Baz Luhrmann, artists Shezad Dawood, Tracey Emin, Cindy Sherman and Saatchi Gallery CEO Nigel Hurst.
- 2014 The Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Art and Google+ The Motion Photography Prize Exhibition, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK.
- 2013 Colours - Peace & Solidarity, Årjängs Bibliotek, Galleri Passagen, Sweden.
- 2012 Immagine & Poesia Beausoleil: Gianpiero Actis and friends of the Movement - Municipal Cyberspace Beausoleil, France.
- 2011 Exhibition on the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification - Homage to Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Arte Città Amica, Torino, Italy.
- 2011 Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea Grafica Manzoni, Torino, Italy.
- 2010 Absence of freedom Digital print to Yoko Ono's Wish Tree at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York.
- 2010 "Nature & Nurture”, Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction Art Gallery, USA, as part of the fall exhibition.
Linguistics River, Internet art
- "I believe the work of art should change the existing visual, intellectual and aesthetic sense and experiment with finding new visual phenomena. "
- “I am not a traditionalist, questioning the social condition of the society. To achieve this, I use Visual arts but not bothered of Forms, Color, Medium etc.”
Contrast-V, 1995, Installation art
Gallery Digital Art
Cognition-Libido, 2009, Digital Art print, Permanent Art Collection Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
Gallery Early Works
Calf, 1991, Clay modeling (Life size)
Untitled, 1994, Glass painting
Untitled-1, 1994, Glass painting
- Artist Exposed - R.Gopakumar
- MOCA: Museum of Computer Art
- International Contemporary Artists
- NeoPopRealism Starz: 21st Century ART' Vol 2
- NeoPopRealism Starz: 21st Century ART' Vol 1
- The ABC of ARTnership, Vol 2
- Immagine and Poesia, The Movement in Progress
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