3rd Annual Exhibition of Calcutta School of Contemporary Photography was Inaugurated
News Desk, News Nation 360: The 3rd Annual Exhibition of Calcutta School of Contemporary Photography (CSCP) was inaugurated in Kolkata by Magnum Photographer Padmashree Raghu Rai, renowned fashion photographer Rafique Sayed, Former Miss Universe India Ushoshi Sengupta in the presence of internationally acclaimed photographer Sounak Banerjee, Founder and Director, Calcutta School of Contemporary Photography. The exhibition features some captivating photos taken by the students of the Institute. Also on display are photographs of upcoming talent, Avani Rai, for the first time in Kolkata. The exhibition will conclude on 15th March 2020 with an intriguing talk by Raghu Rai and Rohit Vohra on Creative Thinking in Contemporary Street Photography and an Open Forum with the Students. A total of 88 contemporary Photos are being exhibited of which there are 40 singles in Black and White, 36 Photos in 6 series on various subjects along with 12 pictures of
Avani Rai on the theme Bhopal – An Ongoing Tragedy. Participating students this year are Aditya Heda, Amrita B. Gupta, Apurba Sarkar, Arpan Dutta Chowdhury, Ashmita Dey, Avik Pal, Barun Sarkar, Bidisha Deb, Chinmoy Sinha, Dwaipayan Mahalder, Javed Ahmed, Jhuma Bala, Madan Mohan Das, Nilava Banerjee, Nilay Pandey, Rritam Mitra, Rohan Barik, Saikat Saha, Sandeep Kumar Mohanty, Snehomoy Chatterjee, Sourav Mondal, Subhjyoti Mondal, Sumanto
Kallol Ghosh, Swarup Dutta, Trishit Dey and Tushti Dutta. Sounak Banerjee, Founder and Director of Calcutta School of Contemporary Photography said that each year, they at Calcutta School of Contemporary, observe their anniversary with the most meaningful and befitting intent, the evolution of Students of the past year. Hence was born the idea of hosting an exhibition to showcase the students’ works. This is a major platform and an opportunity for them to display their talents to the world, which serves as a huge confidence booster. This encourages them, invigorates them an raises their thirst to do better.
Pic: Krishnendu Kundu
Report: Anustup Kundu