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Behind The Book 

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GP Pro Camera Store, in collaboration with Astitva, is hosting

a 'Behind the Book' event in which Sanjeev Saith and Vicky Roy

will be discussing Photo Books and bookmaking.

 

Registration link - http://bit.ly/3iHSzQm 

           Sunday | January 29, 2023
 

           Time - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

           GP Pro Camera Store, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Who can attend - This session is free and open to all. Registration is compulsory. 

 

About The Speakers

Sanjeev Saith - Sanjeev Saith has been associated with photography for the past 40 years, initially as an active photographer till 2002, and thereafter also as an editor of books, monographs and exhibitions. His publications as a photographer include A Journey Down the Ganga (Lustre Press, 1989), A Negative Year (Face North Pictures, 2019), and Happy Goodnight (self-published, 2019).  His personal work has been collected by the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Art Heritage, New Delhi among others. He has also exhibited at the Asian Arts Museum, San Francisco, the Photographers' Gallery, London, and the Theatre Saint Gervais, Geneva.  Sanjeev Saith has lectured and conducted workshops at many institutions across India, most notably at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Indian Administration, Mussoorie. He has served as a member of several Juries, most recently the Umrao Singh Sher-Gill Grant 2017 and the SACAC Social Documentary Grant 2018. 

 

His publications as Editor/Photo-Editor include Arvind Hoon's Across the Street (Face North, 2017), Ronny Sen's End of Time (Nazar, 2017), Amit Pasricha's India at Home (Panoramic, 2016), Kanu Gandhi's Kanu's Gandhi (Nazar, 2015), Arvind Hoon's Unsettled Waters (Face North, 2014), Adil Hasan's When Abba Was Ill (Nazar, 2014), Vicky Roy's Home Street Home (Nazar, 2013), Mahesh Nair's Iron Fist, Velvet Glove (Cinnamon Teal, 2011), Prashant Panjiar's Pan India (Tasveer, 2009), Prashant Panjiar's King, Commoner, Citizen (India Picture, 2007), and Sonia Gandhi's Rajiv (Penguin Viking, 1992). 

In 2022, Olympus honoured him with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Vicky Roy -  Vicky Roy, originally from West Bengal, ran away from home and began working as a rag picker at the New Delhi Railway Station before being rehabilitated by the Salaam Baalak Trust in Delhi. He studied photography at Triveni Kala Sangam and then apprenticed under Anay Mann. In 2007, he held his first solo exhibition titled, “Street Dream” at IHC, New Delhi supported by the British High Commission. In 2008 he was selected by the US based Maybach Foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center. As part of the program, he undertook a course in documentary photography at the ICP, New York.

 

His first monograph ‘Home Street Home’, published by the Nazar Foundation was released at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013. His solo show “This Scarred Land: New Mountainscape” was exhibited at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. He was part of Houston FotoFest Biennnial and Kochi Muziris Biennale in 2018. ‘Scraping the Sky’ was exhibited at Asia Society Texas Centre in 2019. He was awarded the MIT Media Fellowship in 2014 and listed as Forbes Asia 30 under 30 in 2016.

For any other details regarding the workshop, contact us at +91 8076273963 / astitva.space@gmail.com 

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