• Photography exhibition in MSU captures celebration of life in vadodara
     August 6th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Events in Gujarat, Gujarat in News

    MS UniversityA riot of colours and expressions of human, animal and plant kingdom are on display at a 3-day Photography exhibition by noted photographer Dimple Pancholi, which got underway at the exhibition hall of the Fine Arts department of the MSU, here, on Saturday.

    The photographs, displayed in a 20×30 ” frames, centre around five themes- tribal festivals, images of Singapore, Lifestyle, Environment and Nature. This celebrations of life , displayed in 50 odd frames captures beautiful images from tribal festivals of Pushkar, Kutchch and Kawant mela. Pancholi’s outing to Singapore has also yielded beautiful images of the South Asian country known for its architecture splendour, water ways, gardens and amusement parks. There are also several spell-binding pictures of flowers, trees, and nature in its glory.

    The photographs are on sale, available between the range of Rs 7000 to Rs 15,000, ” We would be donating 20% of the sale proceeds to an NGO which is working for drug de-addiction,” said Pancholi. Two of his photographs- ‘waterpot’ , a play of light and drama on an image of an earthen pot and a glass against a black background, and ‘Expression’ showing vivid expressions of a small tribal child in the middle of milling crowds of Kavwant festival were sold on the first day of the exhibition. In this very first exhibition of his work in Gujarat, Pancholi has displayed his efforts of the last five years.

    The photographer, who is the son of artist IR Pancholi is also dabbling in painting. Among his celebrated works, he regards a picture taken at Kakroli Talao which shows 18 young boys caught in the action of jumping in the pond . The picture won him the first prize in 72 National Photography Salon of Japan.