2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th November 2015
Insight-4: An interactive workshop designed to enhance visualization skills and self-discovery through photography along with presentations, films, and interesting projects.
Dates: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th November 2015, at Deer Park Institute.
Profile of Nrupen Madhvani
Though fond of arts from an early age, Nrupen graduated with a B.Com degree from Sydenham College. He is also the proud owner of a postgraduate degree from the College of Hard Knocks, University of D.I.Y. [Do It Yourself.]
He picked up a camera for the very first time at the age of 24, and almost immediately felt a connection with what he calls the ‘time machine.’ With the blessings of his family, he took the risky decision to take up photography as a career, even though at that time he had a job in Sales, and was drawing a decent salary. He owes a debt of gratitude to Mr. Rustomji Behlihomji at the Photographic Society of India, whose mentoring guided Nrupen through this initial period.
Early in his career, Nrupen was invited to assist Mr. Hiroyuki Yamamoto, a reputed Japanese photographer based in Tokyo. Since then, he has executed assignments with advertising agencies and magazines in and outside the country. His images have been shown in India and abroad, and several exhibitions in Mumbai - his first one being at the NCPA, Mumbai, in 1993. His personal and commercial work has been recognized in the form of several national and international awards.
Nrupen believes that all of us have a responsibility to share what we know. No one has a copyright on knowledge. In an attempt to walk the talk, he has been training assistants and interns, along with teaching and conducting workshops for close to 25 years.
To sum it up, there is an empty space within him that constantly needs to be filled with images and stories. A profound saying from the Hebrew holy book, the Talmud, aptly describes his mantra for visualization: “We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are”.
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· There will be 4 sessions, every afternoon from 2pm to 5.30pm, with a tea break.
· 4 projects will be assigned to the participants.
· The first project will be given to participants a day before the first session,
on 1st Novembert, after lunch, for which all participants are requested to be present.
· Submission of all projects will be during each session. Project submissions will be via your pen drive. 2GB or 4GB pen drive should be sufficient.
· A basic point-and-shoot camera or an entry level DSLR is necessary.