Selected Essays

Art Attack Art Issue Galleries Mumbai 2016
Painterly Explorations: Notes From India’s Kochi-Muziris Biennale by Sunil Manghani (University of Southampton) Journal of Contemporary Painting Volume 2 Number 1 2016
Insiders Guide to Chennai: “Not a city you’ll fall in love with at first sight” The Guardian Chennai 2016
The Ambiguity of Landscapes by Annapurna Garimela and Sindhura DM Jois Catalogue essay accompanying solo show at Gallery Veda Chennai 2014
Cinema Verite Redux by Shaheen Merali title essay accompanying show at Gallery Sumukha Bangalore & Chennai 2010
Drawing Parallels by Venka Purushothaman Af-fair, 1×1 Art Gallery Dubai 2008
The Pencil of Nature by Ken Feinstein I Sing the Body Electric Mumbai 2008
Win Lose Draw by Ahmad Mashadi  ARTSingapore 2007 Singapore 2007
Nature Born by Joanna Lee  Langgeng Contemporary Art Festival, Langgeng Gallery Magelang 2006
Seeing the Verb in a Drawing by Phan Ming Yen  Drawing is a Verb Singapore 2006
Adventures of little Things: A Study in Objects By Bridget Tracy Tan  NAFA Gallery Singapore 2006
Scale and Subjectivity in Parvathi Nayars Drawings by Ong Keng Sen  Studio Singapore 2006
Conversation with Parvathi Nayar; conversation between Joanna Lee and Parvathi Nayar Langgeng Contemporary Art Festival,Langgeng Gallery Indonesia 2006
Colours of Creation: Narrating Chance solo show Win Lose Draw Singapore 2007
Identity Card: Diasporic Consciousness in the art of Parvathi Nayar by Venka Purushothaman essay in the book Passages on Parvathi Nayar’s drawings and paintings. Dubai 2008
Arts and Arts Writing, a Conversation between Parvathi Nayar, Lee Weng Choy and Audrey Perera essay in the book Passages on Parvathi Nayar’s drawings and paintings. Dubai 2008
Passages by TK Sabapathy  Title essay for the book Passages on Parvathi Nayar’s drawings and paintings Singapore 2003
Pulp Friction: Materials in Contemporary Art by Bridget Tracy Tan curatorial essay for Pulp Friction, Singapore Art Museum Singapore 2001
Facing and Defacing by Sarah Murray Curatorial Essay for solo show “art of a woman”, Koi Gallery Jakarta 1996
Thoughts on the Elemental Woman, by TK Sabapathy essay accompanying solo show Woman and the Elements, Temasek Polytechnic Singapore 1993

Selected Films

2015 “Artists of Chennai: Parvathi Nayar” by leading photographer/filmmaker Saravana Kumar 
2014 Parvathi Nayar Artist Interview 
2012 Featured in Volume 2 of the documentary “To Let The World In” by Avijit Mukul Kishore & Dr Chaitanya Sambrani
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