Sanjay Bhattacharya’s first-ever mobile photographic exhibition opened at Bikaner House, Main Building, New Delhi on September 9, 2022. The exhibition began with the lighting ceremony of the lamps in the presence of veteran actress Sharmila Tagore and Padmashree Shovana Narayan. Artist Sanjay Bhattacharya got all his clicks from his own cell phone camera for the incredible show. An incredible example of the art of mobile photography, the event kicked off at 6pm sharp and had everyone mesmerized. Sanjay Bhattacharya himself showed all his work to actress Sharmila Tagore and received praise. His work was greatly appreciated by the participants.
The exhibition will be moved to the gallery on September 14 and can be visited from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Prithvi Center for Arts and Culture, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi, from September 16, 2022 to September 30, 2022
Sanjay Bhattacharya proposed four different segments for the exhibition; some were snapshots of his shadows of hands in mystical lights while others were clicks of his distorted shadows or reflections of him on different elements. Exterior shots are rare, and the latest series included interiors.
The guests who attended the exhibition were Padma Shree Shovana Narayan, actor Sharmila Tagore, Maneka Gandhi MP Lok Sabha, artist Kanchan Chander, gallery owner Prithvi Fine Arts and Cultural Center -Sangeeta Gupta, the educator Alka Kapur, singer Dr.Minu Bakshi, artist Shridhar Iyer, artist Sudip Roy, gallery owner Payel Kapoor, Ashhwika Foundation founder Shama Soni, classical singer Meeta Pandit to name a few- one.
Sanjay Bhattacharya was born in Calcutta in 1958. He has participated in national and international art events and workshops and has also collaborated with many other artists. His work can also be seen in major public and private collections in India and abroad. He also prepared a portrait of two of India’s former presidents, Mr. Shanker Dayal Sharma and Mr. KR Narayan.
Sanjay Bhattacharya said a few lines before the closing ceremony of his investiture ceremony. He said: “I am so bound to see such a warm reception for my very first mobile photography in the city. Since I started my second tangent in 2017, it was a new experience to follow the freedom of passion that I’ve found over the past few years. Now I have so much more to give after seeing such success and the love I’ve received from people.”
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