Volte Gallery is one of the leading contemporary art galleries from the Indian subcontinent. Founded in 2008 by Tushar Jiwarajka, the gallery has achieved significant importance, mounting some of the most bold and important shows to come out from the Indian art scene. Since its inception, Volte has continued to challenge the boundaries of art in India, and expand the horizons of the Indian art audience.
Volte has been a pioneering gallery in India, embracing all media beyond paintings, including video, performance and installation. It represents important, established South Asian and international contemporary artists, and produces significant exhibitions. Volte represents artists from different contemporary mediums and fields including Ranbir Kaleka, Sheba Chhachhi, William Kentridge, James Turrell, David LaChapelle, and Wim Delvoye; artists that represent the face of contemporary art. The gallery has been featured in New York Times, Art Forum, Frieze Magazine, and Time Magazine. Additionally, Volte was featured by CNN as among the best galleries in Mumbai.
The gallery has sponsored projects, and collaborated with various museums around the world including the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in Moscow, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum in Mumbai, Guangdon Museum in China, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in Delhi, and the Singapore Art Museum in Singapore. Volte Gallery has mounted some significant and critically acclaimed shows in the past including ‘Ranbir Kaleka ‘Fables’’ at Saffronart, New Delhi in December 2011; ‘Your Name in Different There’ curated by Nancy Adajania in December 2011; ‘Luminarium: A Prelude’ by Sheba Chhachhi in June 2011; ‘Beyond the Mandala’ an exhibition of Tibetan Art in March 2011; ‘Sweet Unease’ by Ranbir Kaleka in December 2010.