APA NY presents Manjari Sharma: The Personal and Universal in concert
Manjari Sharma has successfully utilized personal projects to build her prestigious fine art photography career. In this talk, she discusses the genesis, life cycle, and aftermath of a project; from conception to funding to completion to gallery. This talk not only focuses on the answers but hopefully reminds you to ask yourself the appropriate questions.
Manjari Sharma (1979, born and raised in Mumbai, India) makes work that is rooted in portraiture addressing the issues of identity, multiculturalism, and personal mythology. Manjari's work has been awarded, published, and exhibited internationally. Manjari's series 'Darshan', a photographic re-imagining of Hindu deities have garnered her wide critical acclaim, and her work has been recognized in print and online by The New York Times, Vice Magazine, CNN, LA Times, The Huffington Post, and NPR to name a few. Manjari has guest lectured at institutions like The School of M.F.A, Boston, The Rubin Museum of Art, AsiaSociety, and The School of Visual Arts and her work can be found in the permanent collection of The MET, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Carlos Museum, and Birmingham Museum of Art amongst various private collections.
This year's impressive Sourcebook is now available (as a PDF)