Shilpa Gupta work uses interactive video, websites, objects, photographs, sound and public performances to probe and examine desire, religion, notions of security on the street and on the imagined border.
For g39, Gupta presented Blame, an installation and performance that looked at the complex issue of mixed cultural identity and cultural difference. The piece was first commissioned to take place on the border of Pakistan and India. In Cardiff the project was produced in Urdu and English.
Her work has been shown in leading international institutions and museums such as the Tate Modern and Serpentine Gallery in London, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Torino, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary in Berlin, Mori Museum in Tokyo, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Museum and Queens Museum in New York, Chicago Cultural Center, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk and Devi Art Foundation in Gurgaon amongst others.