Nalini Malani (born 1946 in Karachi, Undivided India), is considered one of the most prominent Indian artists working today. At the very inception of her career in1969 she started making experimental films and cameraless photographs and became the pioneer of video and feminist art in India. Her video/shadow plays found place in major collections such as the MoMA (New York), Centre Pompidou (Paris), and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. Since 2000 she has had fifteen international solo museum exhibitions including three retrospectives. In the same period her work was included in a list of international group exhibitions of institutes such as the MoMA, Tate Modern, Venice Biennial and dOCUMENTA(13). During her career of more than 45 years she was honored with international awards such as Honorary Doctor at the San Francisco Art Institute (2011), Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize (2012) and the St Moritz Art Masters Life Time Achievement Award (2014).