2015-2016

Theme: Panchtatvas 

Habitat Photosphere Photography Festival dates:
1st-31st December 2016

Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Winners, mentors and projects

Harikrishna Katragadda

Mentor: Parthiv Shah

Project: You can’t step into the same river twice

Medium: Cynotype on paper, leather, metal wire, chromium

Monica Tiwari

Mentor: Bandeep Singh

Project: Scars of the river

Medium: Photo on vinyl

Shraddha Borawake

Mentor: Prabir Purkayastha

Project: 7.8Hz Bound

Medium: Lens-based mixed media installation

K R Sunil

Mentor: Aditya Arya

Project: Chronicle of Disappearance 

Medium: Photo on vinyl


Other projects

Deconstructing Aravallis

Medium: Photo on Epson enhanced matte

Aditya Arya  (Photographer, photo-historian and archivist)

Illume – light in its element

Medium: Multiple media

Ashim Ghosh (Multiple media artist and inventor)

River Street

Medium: Photo on vinyl

Bandeep Singh

Photo editor and photographer

Home Gone: In a Box

Mediun: Mixed media

Parthiv Shah

Photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer

Mahabhutha

Medium: Archival museum grade canvas

Prabir Purkayastha (Photographer)

A.N.O.M.A.L.Y

Medium: Videos

Parthiv Shah (Photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer)

Deep Weather

Medium: Video

Ursula Biemann (Artist, writer, video essayist)

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Habitat Photosphere 2016 culminated in a beautiful 2 volume book named Panchtattvas, The Road Ahead, which narrates the festival journey and its photo-projects, for posterity.

Team

Director of IHC Photosphere: Rakesh Kacker

Joint Director: Somya Dave 

Artistic Director: Dr. Alka Pande

Mentors and Advisory members: Aditya Arya, Bandeep Singh, Parthiv Shah, Prabir Purkayastha

Project Director: Neha Mathrani

Project Coordinators: Dilpreet Bhullar, Saurabh Rai

Project Assistants: Suprabha Nayak, Aditi Tandon

Interns: Thomas Xavier Christine, Rashmi Kapoor, Apoorva Singh, Syed Mohammed Afnan

Executive Consultant: Anita Kathpalia

Public Relations: Persona, Poonam Goel