The Indian Photography FestivalHyderabad will be held between 19 November to 19 December. The festival will be presented in a hybrid format which will include online talks as well as physical exhibitions and digital installations in the city. This year, the main highlight of the festival will be its free of charge Mentorship Program for photographers in India. The photographers included in this year’s roster of speakers include Roger Ballan, Martin Parr, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Arati Kumar Rao, Divya Cowasji, Harsha Vadlamani, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Siva Sai Jeevanantham, Karen Dias, Ruhani Kaur, Sharbendu De, and Sathyaprasad Yachendra. For more details on the festival, visit www.indiaphotofest.com.
Alena Zhandarova She holds an MFA in Photography (European Institute of Design, IED Madrid, Spain). Using photography as the main instrument of interaction with space, Alena creates an atmosphere of magic that builds on experimentation and the fresh air of ordinary things in unusual situations. In 2020, she was shortlisted in the Zeiss Photography Awards, and was a finalist at the Lucie Foundation Scholarship, Lens Culture Student Photography Award, PhotoVisa Festival, amongst others.
Marylise Vigneau Raised in a conventional Parisian family, Marylise developed an early taste for peeping through keyholes and climbing walls. Her “Compared Literature” thesis, at la Sorbonne, was about cities as characters in Russian and central European novels. Despite her fascination with literature, over time, her mode of expression has become photography. She is drawn to how human beings are affected by borders, both physical and mental. She is represented by the Anzenberger Agency in Vienna.
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