Alliance francaise de Delhi is proud to present the initiative Photo x Photo – a series of talks based on Contemporary Photography Practices in India. Conceived as a space for alternative discussions & exhibitions, it will host photographers, curators, critics and enthusiasts eager to share their ideas about the medium, in constructive and critical ways. The energy behind the Photo platform is geared towards raising levels of appreciation within and nurturing connections across various practitioners –students/teachers/researchers in photography/ lovers of visual arts, as well as the general public. This very innovative platform will take place bi-monthly from August 2011 onwards.
For the inaugural session, organized in collaboration with LUCIDA and Printer’s Devil, Alliance is setting up two major events :
Firstly, an exhibition called Orientations, by LUCIDA, will be displayed in Galerie Roland, from 9th to 14th August; don’t miss the opening, scheduled on 8th August from 7 pm. Two days later, on 10th August, some eminent speakers from the world of photography will come and bring to light their work in the context of contemporary art practices.
Thus, after a brief introduction by Rahaab Allana (curator), Sheba Chachi, Vibha Galhotra, LUCIDA (Arunima Singh, Suruchi Dumpawarn, Mridul Batra, Pradeep Menon) and Printer’s Devil (Kaushik Ramaswamy, Akshay Mahajan) will discuss around the theme: Orientations: Exploring Art Practices in Photography. The talk will happen at M.L. Bhartia Auditorium at 6.30 pm.