Tasveer participates in the inaugural edition of Photo Shanghai
Tasveer is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the inaugural edition of Photo Shanghai from the 5th – 7th September 2014. The gallery will show a range of photographs by Indian and international photographers including new work by Swapan Nayak, photographs from India and China by Michael Kenna, two new works by Sebastian Cortés from his ‘Sidhpur’ series, interiors by Christopher Taylor, a large work from Tokihiro Sato’s ‘Photo Respirations’ and a new boxed portfolio (III) of Karen Knorr’s landmark ‘India Song’ series.
Leading British fashion photographer, Ram Shergill, to be represented by Tasveer in India
Tasveer has been working with Ram Shergill to mount his first exhibition in India, ‘Kaleidoscope’, which will open in Bombay in August and travel across India throughout 2014/15. Shergill is one of the key imagists of the directional British fashion scene, which reinvented the concept of `Cool Britannia’. He has worked on editorial and advertising commissions for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Tatler, i-D, POP, Dazed & Confused and W magazine, among others. His work in India centers around a commission for Abu Sandeep, for the book ‘India Fantastique’, pictures from which will form part of this new exhibition.
First edition of ‘Jyoti Bhatt – Photographs from Rural India’ now available online
As part of its recent Jyoti Bhatt exhibition, Tasveer published a new book on Bhatt’s photographic work, with a focus on his documentations and responses to rural life in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The book features an essay written by the artist in which he discusses his approach to photography in relation to his career as an artist. It is illustrated with over 30 black and white reproductions and is one of the only books published on Bhatt which focuses on his photographic work. Buy the book, and browse all Tasveer’s publications online here.
Paris Photo LA
April 2014 – Paramount Studios
Paris Photo Los Angeles, the US edition of the world’s most celebrated art fair for works created in the photographic medium, took place at Paramount Pictures Studios April 25th-27th, offering the ideal setting to explore how artists have been and are using photography and moving image in their work in the 20th and 21st centuries, and welcoming more than 16,000 visitors. Tasveer exhibited the work of Jyoti Bhatt, Derry Moore, Karen Knorr and Norman Parkinson at the second US edition, to a great response from the US market.
The Election Issue (#10)
Throughout June, the Tasveer Journal (India’s premiere online magazine for photography), explores the Indian elections through photography. A carefully curated series of photo essays, blog posts and essays look at how technology, and especially camera phones, play a role in the narrative of 21st century democracy in India, on a scale previously unseen before in the country. Writers and photographers include Nishant Shukla, Mahesh Shantaram and Shilpa Vijayakrishnan. – www.tasveerjournal.com
Karl Blossfeldt photo essay
The Indian Quarterly is a literary and cultural magazine with an emphasis on long-form journalism from award-winning writers and photographers. The April-June 2014 edition, ‘On Design’ features an extensive photo essay from the forthcoming Karl Blossfeldt exhibition at Tasveer, ‘Art Forms in Nature’. This essay, and the exhibition itself, explore Blossfeldt’s interest in plant forms, showing his belief that the structural qualities found in nature could be translated and applied to creative and industrial disciplines such as sculpture, engineering and architecture.