In partnership with Vacheron Constantin, supported by Singleton

 

Tasveer at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad City Museum, Mumbai

 

Tasveer is delighted to inform you of its collaboration with the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad City Museum, Mumbai, where Sebastian Cortés - Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past opens this 20th March 2015.

 

Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past forms the first in-depth photographic examination of the Bohra community of Sidhpur, Gujarat. Saturated with detail and exploring notions of biography, geography and memory, these images capture the echoes and residual glamour of a time gone by; that yet persist, fossilised within the Bohras’ unique architectural forms.

 

The exhibition will stay on view till 7th April 2015, and is enabled by the support of Vacheron Constantin and The Singleton of Glen Ord.  

 

Sunil Janah, Vintage Photographs,

1940 – 1960

 

In partnership with the Swaraj Art Archive, Delhi, Tasveer brings Sunil Janah – Vintage Photographs, 1940 – 1960 to Bangalore. The exhibition will be on view at the Tasveer gallery, Sua House from 6th March – 27th March 2015.

 

Sunil Janah was an internationally acclaimed photojournalist and documentary photographer. Featuring rare original vintage prints made by Janah himself, this exhibition brings together three primary streams of his oeuvre – studies of tribal and peasant communities, portraits of dancers and industrial photographs from newly independent India. 

 

Tasveer at Goaphoto 

 

In conjunction with Goa Photo 2015, a ten day festival to promote the best of contemporary photography in India, Tasveer is happy to announce its partnership with Gallery Gitanjali, Panjim that will feature a selection of Sebastian Cortés - Sidhpur: Time Present Time Past.

 

The exhibition will open on 25th February 2015 and stay on view till 7th March 2015.

 

We’re also excited to inform you that as an added bonus, you can catch the artist, Sebastian Cortés in conversation with Rosalyn D’Mello, writer and author of the catalogue essay accompanying the show, on 27th February 2015, 4.15 pm at the Menezes Braganza Institute, Panaji, Goa. 

 

Saibal Das at the Harrington Arts Centre

 

Tasveer is pleased to announce the opening of Saibal Das – Before the Birth of Time at the Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata on 3rd March 2015.

 

Before the Birth of Time explores the world of faith through the lens of holy cities, illuminating some of the most significant, yet shrouded, religious and spiritual practices in India with an empathetic and meditative eye. Functioning as visual critique, these elegiac photographs force us to reconsider our existing notions of reality, memory, death and the ‘self’.

 

The exhibition will stay on view till 16th March 2015, and is enabled by the support of Vacheron Constantin and The Singleton of Glen Ord.  

 

Karen Knorr

India Song

New book by Skira

 

Tasveer is happy to inform you of the release of a new book on Karen Knorr’s highly acclaimed India Song series, published in collaboration with Skira. The India Song series (2008-present) is a collection of carefully engineered photographs that explore the nature of heritage, the inheritance of colonialism, the ethics of cultural appropriation and gender subjectivities in a contemporary Indian context. The book further features a preface by William Dalrymple, an insightful essay by Christopher Pinney, and an interview by Rosa Maria Falvo.  

 

For more details and to order online click here.

 

Season 9 Catalogues

 

Tasveer’s new range of catalogues in conjunction with its ninth season of exhibitions is out now and available for purchase online. Each catalogue focuses on one of the five artists featured in this season: Karl Blossfeldt, Christopher Taylor, Ram Shergill, Saibal Das and Sebastian Cortés.

 

Bringing you the best of both Indian and international artists, each catalogue is illustrated with over thirty reproductions of the work and includes a foreword or essay by writers such as Naveen Kishore, Prasad Bipada and Deepika Sorabjee to provide context and insight to the series featured.

 

Buy the catalogues and browse through other Tasveer publications here.