Ranu Mukherjee is a multi-disciplinary artist making hybrid films, works on paper and collaborative projects. Her current work investigates the figure of the nomad as well as an imagined personal history of relations between Indian and European/US culture. Her interests include embodiment, ecology, the science-fictional, the unknown, the presence of the epic in the every day, the fragment as a unit of measurement and the condition of post-ness (-apocalyptic -colonial -modern -studio -industrial -punk -racial -structural-feminist).
Ranu has participated in numerous exhibitions and screenings internationally. In 2010 she was the featured artist in Noma gallery’s Videohole, received a Kala Fellowship Award and completed Tender Transmissions, a collaborative audio/radio project for the public art project Wonderland. She has a long collaborative history as the artist orphan drift which she co-created while living in London in the 1990's. Previous exhibiting venues include Cabinet Gallery, Tate Modern, Barbican Center, Beaconsfield, and ICA, London; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo; Barbara Thumm, Berlin; The Apartment, Helen Pitt and Artspeak, Vancouver; Bang, Capetown, Galeria AFA, Santiago, and Luggage Store Annex, the Lab, New Langton, Studio for Urban Projects and The Spare Room Project San Francisco; and in the Raindance and Oberhausen International Film Festivals.
Ranu is represented by Frey Norris Gallery. She has 4 year old triplets and is trying to grow tentacles.