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Sohrab Hura

Sohrab Hura (born 17 October 1981) is an Indian photographer based in New Delhi. He is a full member of Magnum Photos.

Hura's self-published trilogy Sweet Life comprises the books Life is Elsewhere (2015), A Proposition for Departure (2017) and Look It's Getting Sunny Outside!!! (2018); the latter was shortlisted for Photobook of the Year in the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards. He has also self-published The Coast (2019) and The Levee (2020). His work has been shown in solo exhibitions in London and in Kolkata, India.

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Hura was born in Chinsurah, West Bengal, India. He attended The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand and has a masters in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He began making photographs during college with a Nikon FM10 given to him by his father. He is now based in New Delhi, India.

Hura's Sweet Life trilogy of books focuses on his relationship with his mother, who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1999, when he was 17 years old. The trilogy's Life Is Elsewhere was made between 2005 and 2011, and Look It's Getting Sunny Outside!!! was made between 2008 and 2014.

In 2011 the British Journal of Photography included Hura in its Ones to Watch. He became a nominee member of Magnum Photos in 2014 (the second Indian photographer to become a nominee member) an Associate member in 2018, and a full member in 2020. Sean O'Hagan, writing in The Guardian, included Hura's The Lost Head and the Bird exhibition in his "The top 10 photography exhibitions of 2017".

  • Life is Elsewhere. New Delhi: self-published (Ugly Dog), 2015. ISBN 978-93-5196-415-5. Edition of 600 copies.
  • A Proposition For Departure. New Delhi: self-published (Ugly Dog), 2017. Includes "8 Sound Extraction charts, 1 Music Chart for the three movement sound piece". Edition of 600 copies.
  • Look It's Getting Sunny Outside!!!. New Delhi: self-published (Ugly Dog), 2018. ISBN 978-93-5279-336-5. Includes a hand written text by Hura's mother. Edition of 600 copies.
  • The Coast: Twelve Parallel Short Stories. New Delhi: self-published (Ugly Dog), 2019. Edition of 1200 copies.
  • The Levee. New Delhi: self-published (Ugly Dog), 2020. Edition of 600 copies.

Solo exhibitions

  • Destination Tsunami: Stories and Struggles from India's Southern Coast, The Guardian Gallery, Kings Place, London, February–March 2010.
  • Sweet Life, Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata, India, September–November 2017.

Group exhibitions and during festivals

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Sohrab Hura
Sohrab Hura Language Watch Edit Sohrab Hura born 17 October 1981 is an Indian photographer based in New Delhi 1 He is a full member of Magnum Photos Hura s self published trilogy Sweet Life comprises the books Life is Elsewhere 2015 A Proposition for Departure 2017 and Look It s Getting Sunny Outside 2018 the latter was shortlisted for Photobook of the Year in the Paris Photo Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards He has also self published The Coast 2019 and The Levee 2020 His work has been shown in solo exhibitions in London and in Kolkata India Contents 1 Life and work 2 Publications 3 Exhibitions 3 1 Solo exhibitions 3 2 Group exhibitions and during festivals 4 Awards 5 References 6 External linksLife and work EditHura was born in Chinsurah West Bengal India 2 He attended The Doon School in Dehradun Uttarakhand 2 and has a masters in economics from the Delhi School of Economics University of Delhi 3 4 He began making photographs during college with a Nikon FM10 given to him by his father 2 He is now based in New Delhi India 1 Hura s Sweet Life trilogy of books focuses on his relationship with his mother who was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia in 1999 when he was 17 years old 5 6 The trilogy s Life Is Elsewhere was made between 2005 and 2011 6 and Look It s Getting Sunny Outside was made between 2008 and 2014 2 In 2011 the British Journal of Photography included Hura in its Ones to Watch 7 He became a nominee member of Magnum Photos in 2014 the second Indian photographer to become a nominee member 6 an Associate member in 2018 1 8 and a full member in 2020 9 Sean O Hagan writing in The Guardian included Hura s The Lost Head and the Bird exhibition in his The top 10 photography exhibitions of 2017 10 Publications EditLife is Elsewhere New Delhi self published Ugly Dog 2015 ISBN 978 93 5196 415 5 Edition of 600 copies A Proposition For Departure New Delhi self published Ugly Dog 2017 Includes 8 Sound Extraction charts 1 Music Chart for the three movement sound piece 11 Edition of 600 copies Look It s Getting Sunny Outside New Delhi self published Ugly Dog 2018 ISBN 978 93 5279 336 5 Includes a hand written text by Hura s mother Edition of 600 copies The Coast Twelve Parallel Short Stories New Delhi self published Ugly Dog 2019 Edition of 1200 copies The Levee New Delhi self published Ugly Dog 2020 Edition of 600 copies Exhibitions EditSolo exhibitions Edit Destination Tsunami Stories and Struggles from India s Southern Coast The Guardian Gallery Kings Place London February March 2010 12 Sweet Life Experimenter Gallery Kolkata India September November 2017 4 13 14 Group exhibitions and during festivals Edit Life is Elsewhere Angkor Photo Siem Reap Cambodia 2014 15 Milk Gallery New York City April May 2016 Photographs by Hura and Matt Black Carolyn Drake Lorenzo Meloni Max Pinckers and Newsha Tavakolian 16 The Lost Head and the Bird The Nines Peckham 24 London 2017 10 Video installation 17 India Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art Fotofest 2018 Biennial Houston March April 2018 18 Format International Photography Festival Derby UK 2017 19 20 Awards Edit2018 Shortlisted Photobook of the Year Paris Photo Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards for Look It s Getting Sunny Outside 21 References Edit a b c Magnum Photos Photographer Profile Magnum Photos Retrieved 2018 11 01 a b c d Sohrab Hura Meet the reclusive yet gifted lensman Hindustan Times 14 August 2014 Retrieved 2018 11 01 Sohrab Hura joins the list of Magnum s elite gulfnews com Retrieved 2020 04 15 a b Das Soumitra 16 September 2017 The quiet after the storm The Hindu ISSN 0971 751X Retrieved 2018 11 01 via www thehindu com Observer The 28 May 2016 Magnum s new breed of photographers in pictures The Guardian ISSN 0261 3077 Retrieved 2018 11 01 via www theguardian com a b c Mother Son Schizophrenia The New Yorker 7 April 2015 Retrieved 2018 11 01 Ones to Watch the new magazine from British Journal of Photography British Journal of Photography Retrieved 2018 11 06 Magnum Photos international new wave of Nominees British Journal of Photography Retrieved 2018 11 01 Magnum signs five new photographers after its lack of diversity comes under attack www theartnewspaper com Retrieved 2020 06 30 a b O Hagan Sean 13 December 2017 The top 10 photography exhibitions of 2017 The Guardian Retrieved 2018 11 01 Ugly Dog Books Sohrab Hura Sohrab Hura Retrieved 2018 11 06 Destination Tsunami Stories and Struggles from India s southern coast The Guardian 1 February 2010 Retrieved 2018 11 06 Sweet Life Sohrab Hura Sep 9 Nov 10 2017 experimenter in Retrieved 2018 11 06 Magnum Photos Nominee Sohrab Hura s Sweet Life at Experimenter Kolkata intimate portaits sic of everyday life Louise Blouin Media Retrieved 2018 11 06 Angkor Wat hosts South East Asia s biggest photography festival Huck Magazine 18 December 2014 Retrieved 2018 11 01 Six New Photographers Joined the World s Most Exclusive Photo Agency Vice Media 13 April 2016 Retrieved 6 November 2018 Festival Peckham 24 returns on 19 20 May British Journal of Photography Retrieved 2018 11 01 FotoFest 2018 Biennial Artists Fotofest Retrieved 2018 11 06 Wheeler Alex 28 March 2017 FORMAT17 Highlights of the UK s largest photography festival International Business Times UK Retrieved 2018 10 09 Format Festival the low down British Journal of Photography www bjp online com Retrieved 2018 10 09 Shortlist announced for the Paris Photo Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards British Journal of Photography Retrieved 2018 11 06 External links EditOfficial website The Lost Head and the Bird A short story from the ongoing work The Coast by Magnum photographer Sohrab Hura Vice Two Photographers Tell Dramatic Stories Through Often Overlooked Details Photographers Prasiit Sthapit and Sohrab Hura share their work in our annual photo issue Vice Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Sohrab Hura amp oldid 1051331593, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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