Artist talk: Swapan Parekh
Swapan Parekh will be giving an Artist Talk coming 3rd October Thursday, from 6PM at the new Studio of Pathshala South Asian Media Academy. You are all invited!
Swapan Parekh studied photojournalism and documentary photography at the International Centre of Photography, New York. After early years practicing Documentary photography, over the last 2 decades he is widely acclaimed to have brought in the documentary aesthetic to Indian advertising photography. Concurrently too, throughout his career, Parekh has been pursuing personal photography, both in Colour and Black & White.
His works have been exhibited globally at leading museums like the FOAM, Tate Modern, Aperture, etc., besides being featured in magazines like, Time, Life, American Photo, The London Independent, Der Speigel, El Pais, etc.
Besides being the recipient of the World Press Photo Award in 1994, he has also been on their jury thrice (2004, 2005, & 2008). He was awarded ‘The Advertising Photographer of the Year’ from the Commercial Artists’ Guild in the year 2000.
Swapan works out of Bombay.