Samar Singh Jodha
Presented at India Arch Dialogue 2017
on Friday 10th / Saturday 11th February 2017
at Gallery 1AQ, Qutab Minar Complex
Spectra Maxima International
Photographer and Installation Artist
Samar Singh Jodha
Samar S.Jodha is a photographer, lmmaker and an installation artist with 20 years of experience in visual communication. Bhopal- a Silent Picture, his 40-foot installation was showcased by Amnesty International during the London Olympics.
He curated and installed OUTPOST, a pictorial trope of discarded containers fashioned into the habitat by miners in India’ Pristine Northeast, at the Venice Biennale in 2013 and the Architecture Biennale Venice 2014.
In 2003 Samar conceptualized documenting the creation of Burj Khalifa for Emaar, which included time-lapse lms and various documentaries over a 6-year period for National Geo and Discovery among others.
He has worked with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, BBC World Service Trust and the United Nations. Jodha is a regular speaker on TEDx.
- His five-year work on the making of world’s tallest habitat was featured on Discovery, National Geographic as well as exhibited at New York’s Skyscraper Museum. His Telivison project has been showcased worldwide -most recently at The Needle On The Gauge in Adelaide, Australia – and described by The New York Times as “A beautiful series of photographs (that) documents the now pervasive presence of television in Indian life.
- Bhopal – A Silent Picture, a 40 foot installation was showcase by Amnesty International London during the Summer Olympics. This multi-media public art project by Jodha has so far clocked in over 150 thousand visitors
- Phaneng – his award winning portraiture project about the disappearing Tai Phake, a Buddhist tribe in India’s northeast was seen at Religare Art, New Delhi in 2008 and Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. in 2010. He continues to work closely with this endangered community.
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