Sunil Gupta (b. Delhi, 1953) is an artist, writer, activist and curator. His work has been shown internationally in over 90 solo exhibitions, most recently at Yale University, New Haven, CT (2015). Significant group exhibitions include Paris - Delhi - Bombay... at the Pompidou Centre (2011) and Keywords: Art, Culture and Society in 1980s Britain at the Tate Liverpool (2013). Gupta's curatorial efforts were paramount in the monumental exhibition, Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh at The Whitechapel Gallery, London and Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2010).
Gupta's published work includes the monographs Queer: Sunil Gupta (Prestel/Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011); Wish You Were Here: Memories of a Gay Life (Yoda Press, New Delhi, 2008); and Pictures From Here (Chris Boot Ltd., New York, 2003). He is currently Visiting Professor at UCA, Farnham, and visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London, UK. His work is included in numerous private and public collections including; George Eastman House (Rochester, USA), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Royal Ontario Museum, Tate Britain, The Philadelphia Museum of Art and Harvard University. Gupta is represented by sepia EYE, New York, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto and Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi. Visit the artist's website here: www.sunilgupta.net.
Charan Singh (b. Delhi, 1978) lives and works from New Delhi and London. He is currently a PhD candidate in Photography at the Royal College of Art, London. Singh's photographic practice is informed by HIV/AIDS work and community activism in India, along with a formal study of the history of art and photography.
He is interested in the representation of desires, identities, gender, sexualities, love and relationships. Simultaneously, he questions notions of the genre of self-portraiture, however the principal common thread of his works are memory, story telling, and masculinity. He won a Magnum Graduate Photographers Award 2016. His work has been exhibited at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (2014), The Photographers Gallery, London (2015), FotoFest, Houston (2015), GFEST, London (2015) and SepiaEye, New York (2016). He is represented by Sepia Eye Gallery, New York. Visit the artist's website here: www.charansingh.net.