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Tasveer to exhibit at The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD, in New York

 

Tasveer is delighted to announce its participation at The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD, at Pier 94 in New York from 30th March to 2nd April 2017 

 

At the upcoming show, Tasveer will exhibit a selection of artworks that trace the relationship between photography and painting and present insights into varied methods and creative processes in relation to photographic manipulation: from painted photographs and manorath paintings produced in the first half of the twentieth century to contemporary works. 

 

For more information and to request a catalogue, email us at info@tasveerarts.com.

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A solo exhibition by Rohit Chawla opens in New Delhi

 

As part of Tasveer’s ongoing eleventh season of travelling exhibitions, Rohit Chawla: The Inspired Frame will be on view at Bikaner House in New Delhi from 10th to 18th March 2017

 

The Inspired Frame presents photographs by Chawla that pay tribute to three renowned and seminal artists: Raja Ravi Varma, Gustav Klimt and Frida Kahlo, alongside previously unseen works inspired by miniature paintings. Tasveer has also release a new publication in conjunction with the show with a special commissioned text by Rupika Chawla.

 

The book is available online at the Tasveer Bookstore.

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Waswo X. Waswo: Photowallah at FOCUS Photography Festival Mumbai

 

Tasveer is pleased to present Waswo X. Waswo: Photowallah at TARQ from 10th March to 8th April in conjunction with the FOCUS Photography Festival

 

Photowallah presents a survey of Waswo’s hand-coloured studio portraits–produced in collaboration with Rajesh Soni–that playfully examine the ethnographic photograph-as-document that is linked to the colonial era, as well as the fantasy-inspired make-believe that emanated from traditional Indian portrait studios in the late 19th and 20th centuries. 

 

For more information about the exhibition, please visit our Exhibitions page.

 

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Serena Chopra: Bhutan Echoes on view at Pundole’s in Mumbai

 

As part of the FOCUS Photography Festival Mumbai, Tasveer’s exhibition Serena Chopra: Bhutan Echoes will be on view at Pundole’s from 10th to 22nd March

 

Bhutan Echoes features evocative black and white photographs taken in Bhutan over a decade ago by Serena Chopra, that form a unique personal photographic study of the landlocked Himalayan country. Alongside the exhibition, Tasveer has also released a book with exquisite reproductions of the photographs in the show and text by Manu S. Pillai. 

 

The book is available online at the Tasveer Bookstore

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Tasveer at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale until 29th March

 

In a Kochi-Muziris Biennale Collateral event, Tasveer is pleased to be showcasing a selection of works from Karen Knorr’s critically acclaimed series: India Song

 

Karen Knorr blurs the lines between reality and illusion in India Song by inserting animals into architectural spaces and heritage sites. This unexpected juxtaposition playfully subverts cultural spaces and punctures meaning traditionally associated with them, while posing questions about power, gender, colonialism and cultural appropriation through allegory. 

 

The exhibition is on view at Passage Malabar in Fort Kochi until 29th March 2017.  

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Winners of the 2017 Toto-Tasveer Award for Photography

 

Tasveer and Toto Funds the Arts (TFA) are delighted to announce this year’s winners of the Toto-Tasveer Award for emerging photographers

 

The Toto-Tasveer Award recognises two young and budding photographers in the country each year to receive a cash prize. This year, the winners are Sutirtha Chatterjee for his series The Sixth Sense that is concerned with schools for the blind, and Zhazo Miachieo for his work on substance abuse among children on the streets in Delhi. 

 

Explore the award-winning projects, featured in a new post on the Tasveer Journal.