Born in 1976 in Mumbai, the artist did her B.F.A. (Sculpture) from Sir J. J. School of Fine Arts, Mumbai (1992-1997). She has won the Transmediale 2004 Award apart from Berlin Sanskriti Prathisthan Award, New Delhi International Artist of the Year, and South Asian Visual Artists Collective, Canada. Among her selected solo exhibitions are Recent Works, Apeejay Media Gallery, New Delhi (2007); Recent Works, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2007); Bose Pacia Gallery, New York (2006); Provisions Library, Resource Center for Activism and Arts, Washington DC (2005); 'Your Kidney Supermarket', Oxford Bookstore, Mumbai (2004), and 'Blessed Bandwidth.net', Net art Commission from Tate Online (2003) among others. A new series of her works BlindStars was just on view at BodhiBerlin. She has traveled extensively through international residency programs, comprising the Unesco-Aschberg residency at CYPRES, Aix en Provence, France, and the Alchemy workshop by ANAT, Brisbane, Australia. Essentially a new media artist, Shilpa Gupta considers the ‘web’ an indispensable part of contemporary existence. The artist, consequentially, prefers varied forms of cutting-edge technology as the vehicles for her interactions with the viewer. She lives and works in Mumbai.