Introduction by : Medha Mukherjee, Jadavpur University. The inauguration ceremony of the 1st Jadavpur University Photo Fest 2017 was held on 24th February, 2017 at the Victoria Memorial grounds. Our honored chief guest for the event was Shri Goutam Ghose. Other eminent dignitaries like Dr. Suranjan Das, Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University; Dr. Jayanta Sengupta, […]
When David Octavius Hill started recording fishwives in the late 1850s, he was hardly aware of the historic inversion he was setting into motion. For the first time in the history of arts, ordinary spaces, commonplace objects, through the intervention of photographic medium, achieved extraordinary status. It is this moment that sets archiving in motion […]
Ronny Sen speaks to team JUPF on his journey with photography, current photographic practice in Kolkata, and the culture of media collectives, festivals, and clubs.