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Contemporary Indian photography becoming more popular – learn at Sothebys Institute

Posted by artradar on June 4, 2009


Recent photography from India (and by Indian-born practitioners based overseas) has been steadily gaining in popularity and visibility over the last few years according to the Sothebys Institute.

They will run a short Indian photography course on 15th June from 2-6pm.

This half-day session examines contemporary photographic imagery with reference to India’s colonial past and traces the differences between photographs of India made by Westerners intrigued by its exoticism and photographs made by Indian photographers of their homeland.

Fee: £150


Monday, 15 June

13.45 – 14.00 Welcome, 30 Bedford Square, London W1CB 3EE; 14.00 – 15.15 The History of Indian Photography, 
Sophie Gordon, Curator of the Royal Photograph Collection, Windsor Castle;
15.15 – 16.30 Contemporary Indian Photography, 
Savita Apte, Specialist in Southeast Asian Art;
16.30 – 16.45 Break;
16.45 – 18.00 Artist Perspective: Shezad Dawood’s Art and Views, 
Shezad Dawood; 

18.00 Champagne Reception. 

The timetable is subject to change. 

 Shezad Dawood, Wildwest
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