Celebrated art curator and critic Uma Nair is set to lead a walkthrough Shyamal Datta’s photo exhibition.
Shyamal Datta’s exhibition “Fire to Fire From Dawn to Dusk: North East India’s Vanishing Way of Life” visually records a fascinating, unique way of life for posterity – a way that is confronting the contradictions of modernity
About Uma Nair:
Uma Nair has been writing on Indian art for nearly three decades. She has been researching the Modern Masters and culling techniques and trends in contemporary Indian art at the Lalit Kala in Delhi. She curated Bengal Master Gopal Ghosh in November 2015 and Jamini Roy at Dhoomimal Gallery in February.She calls herself critic carnivore.
About Shyamal Datta:
Shyamal Datta is a world renowned photographer who has travelled to arctic sub zero degrees, captured polar bears and seals, specially endangered species. He came back from USA and started capturing north East tribes and landscape and indigenous crafts celebrating North-East India at IIC Festival.