My Experience At Chennai Photo Biennale

Have you messed up on the very first day of your internship? Sadly, I already have. Even after everyone departed, I recall sitting down to restore the database I had inadvertently erased. The tense atmosphere shattered my self-assurance and made me edgy for the rest of the day. When I joined the Chennai Photo BiennaleContinue reading “My Experience At Chennai Photo Biennale”

A Land of Stories: A photo exhibition at Egmore Museum, Chennai

An amalgam of diverse people, unparalleled heritage and lush landscapes, Tamil Nadu is a land of rich stories. Over November and December of 2021, we invited students from Chennai and across the state to portray their hometown through their lenses. Mentored on photography using iPhones, these 40 young artists set out to capture photographs withContinue reading “A Land of Stories: A photo exhibition at Egmore Museum, Chennai”

Creative Photography with AISC

Children busy with their phones and moving around the classroom chaotically photographing everything they see. This was the scene during Vision Day, where the school was immersed in creative activities. As part of the American International School Chennai’s Vision Day, we had a fun 2- day workshop with the elementary school where the students exploredContinue reading “Creative Photography with AISC”

#TeenFilmAcademy -A filmmaking workshop

From reading scripts to making their own films, the #TeenFilmAcademy was a lockdown project where we invited students to learn filmmaking. Conducted by Ms. Sarabhi Ravichandran, the workshop followed for 5 weeks where students were trained to create their own films. The students were also taught editing using Davinci Resolve. The students were guided inContinue reading “#TeenFilmAcademy -A filmmaking workshop”

Project M3: On the Road (Train the Trainer workshop by Goethe-Institut)

M3: Man, Male, Masculine is the South-Asian regional project on the theme of Masculinities by Goethe-Institut, aiming to discuss current visions of masculinity with children and young adults of both genders in India and Bangladesh. On 27th March, we wrapped up a 3-day ‘Train the Trainer’ workshop as part of the project, guiding educators fromContinue reading “Project M3: On the Road (Train the Trainer workshop by Goethe-Institut)”

Reframed: North Chennai through the lens of young residents

A photography exhibition held on February 4th and 5th at Folly, Amethyst. The exhibition titled Reframed: North Chennai through the lens of young residents showcases the work of six young photographers who are residents of the northern region of Chennai. The young photographers were supervised under the guidance of celebrated photographer M. Palani Kumar. PalaniContinue reading “Reframed: North Chennai through the lens of young residents”

Join Our Art Mediation Program During CPB Edition 3!

Join our Art Mediation Program during CPB’s 3rd Edition! Are you an art educator looking for new ways to engage your students? This December, join us on a journey through Maps of Disquiet, the third edition of Chennai Photo Biennale. Through this art mediation program, you will have the opportunity to experience CPB Edition 3Continue reading “Join Our Art Mediation Program During CPB Edition 3!”

Exploring Masculinity through Photography: Workshops with NalandaWay Delhi

In January 2021, we began what has now become a year-long collaboration with the Goethe-Institut, Chennai on their project M³: Man, Male, Masculine. Following workshops exploring masculinity and gender roles with children at Kovilpatti and Nalandaway Chennai, we’ve now completed two workshops with students from Nalandaway Delhi over three months, from June 1st to AugustContinue reading “Exploring Masculinity through Photography: Workshops with NalandaWay Delhi”

Exploring Masculinity, Questioning Realities.

Over the past few months, we’ve been working on a project with the Goethe-Institut on Masculinity. We had 10 students from Nalandaway Foundation as part of our pilot workshop on this topic. Hi! I’m Habiba, one of the educators at CPB Prism. I was the primary educator for this program and this workshop took placeContinue reading “Exploring Masculinity, Questioning Realities.”