Bandeep Singh (b.1971) is a self-taught photographer. He is currently working as the photo editor of India Today, one of India 's leading national magazines. He is a reputed editorial photographer and apart from his work in India Today, his images have been published in Time, Fortune, New York Times Business Week, Business Today, Spice, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Mens Health, Travel Plus, Mail Today, Indian Express, Hindustan Times and the Tribune.

His personal photographic work is more conceptual and exploratory. He works in diverse genres ranging from documentary photography, conceptual landscape and nature studies to portraiture and eroticism. His work is deeply influenced by his cultural leanings and his deep interest in mysticism, Sufi poetry and music.

Bandeep has been on the jury of the India Habitat Center grant for Photography for the past three years. Last year he was invited for an art camp of artists from SAARC countries. The photographs he produced there were displayed at the SAARC Summit 2007. In 2004 he was the recipient of the Charles Wallace India Trust award in photography. He has had three solo shows of his works and has participated in numerous group shows. His works are in several private collections in India and abroad.

 

Exhibitions:

Solo Shows :

Sa: The Feminine MDG Fine Arts Gallery, London 2005

When Seeing Stops Visual Arts Gallery , India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 2002

Beloved Pangi Gaiety Threatre, Shimla 1994

 

Group Shows:

Gimme Red Arpana Art Gallery , New Delhi 2006

Malhaar Alliance Francaise Gallery, New Delhi 2006

Entrusted Queen's Gallery, British Council, New Delhi 2006

Polka One Polka Art Gallery , New Delhi 2005

 

Bodies of Work:

Diaphanous Forms 2003 - Abstract form studies of transitory elements like

smoke and tint dissolving in water.

When Seeing Stops 2002 - Haiku poetry inspired nature studies at the Keoladeo

National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

Beloved Pangi 1994 - Documentation of life in the Remote Pangi Valley of Himachal Pradesh

 

Select work in Progress:

Sa : Series II & III

Anandpur: Documentation of aspects of Sikh faith

at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab

Spiti : Conceptual Landscape work at Spiti