Participate in CONTAGION, an online exhibition!

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Science Gallery Bengaluru (SGB) on CONTAGION, an online exhibition exploring the phenomenon of the transmission of emotions, behaviors, and diseases. About Contagion CONTAGION will explore the phenomenon of the transmission of emotions, behaviours, and diseases. CONTAGION is scheduled to open in 2021.  The domino effect, the ripple effect, or the ability ofContinue reading “Participate in CONTAGION, an online exhibition!”

Call for entries: Asokan Awards 2021

The Asokan Awards, targeting amateur photographers of age 25 years or less, were instituted by the family of the late Mr. Asokan VS, an eminent photographer and Life Member of the Photographic Society of Madras (PSM). PSM is pleased to announce the Fifth edition of Asokan Awards 2020, open for entries from February 1, 2021 to FebruaryContinue reading “Call for entries: Asokan Awards 2021”

A Workshop Exploring ‘Masculinity’ at Kovilpatti

With the support of the Goethe-Institut, we were able to grab the unique opportunity to begin the new year with an in-person workshop at Manal Magudi, Kovilpatti with the objective of exploring themes of masculinity with children of ages 11-15. Spending time among children in their own community enabled us to specifically observe the interplay of gender roles and peer group relationships among them.

The Earliest Surviving Aerial Photograph

Have you ever looked out the window of an airplane, observed the buildings and people below get tinier and tinier, and felt compelled to snap a photograph? If you have, you’re already familiar with aerial photography!How do you think the world’s first aerial photograph might have been taken? Do you think it was before orContinue reading “The Earliest Surviving Aerial Photograph”

Round-up of #InAugustCompany, Week 4

We now come to the last week of #InAugustCompany! We owe each of you who submitted your stories and photographs to us a huge deal of gratitude for allowing us a glimpse into your lives during the lockdown, sharing everything you’ve learnt, and being an inspiration to other photographers shooting in isolation. Find a complete listContinue reading “Round-up of #InAugustCompany, Week 4”

Round-up of #InAugustCompany, Week 3

The third week of #InAugustCompany saw photographs made by artists pondering over familial relationships, their connections to their living spaces, their everyday routines, and objects and living creatures that have revealed themselves to have special meaning to them in the duration of the lockdown. Check out a few photographs and the stories behind them below.Continue reading “Round-up of #InAugustCompany, Week 3”

Round-up of #InAugustCompany: Week 2

Over the course of August of 2020, we invited photographers to send us photos shot during the lockdown. These images revealed the various ways in which we all engage with photography. For some of us, the stories were about how we interact with our homes and spaces and for others it is about documenting ourContinue reading “Round-up of #InAugustCompany: Week 2”

Round-up of #InAugustCompany: Week 1

As a celebration of World Photography Day, CPB Prism sent out an open call for photography submissions to photographers across India! While some people have been photographing time at home with a loved one, others have used their newfound free time to discover a new hobby or to learn something new. The submissions we receivedContinue reading “Round-up of #InAugustCompany: Week 1”

Learning Paradigms Today: A workshop with FICA

Learning Paradigms Today, a workshop organized by FICA in collaboration with the Asia Art Archive, was envisioned as a forum to collectively assess, share and develop teaching strategies in the predicament of the pandemic we all find ourselves in. The four-day workshop saw teachers, art educators and artists from different parts of India, Nepal andContinue reading “Learning Paradigms Today: A workshop with FICA”