Photography Exhibits at Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2015


Now in its 16th year, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2015 comes to Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda district with the theme Tactile. Listed below are all the different photography exhibits that you can visit all day at the festival from 7–15 February!


This is an exhibition of the winning images from the Visual Arts Photography Contest.

Venue: Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda

View From the Ground

Sanjiv Valsan’s images show us scenes from Mumbai as seen through his eyes.

Venue: Traffic Island, Kala Ghoda

Mumbai Articles

This exhibition depicts contemporary aerial photographs of Mumbai made by Robert D Stephens. This portrait collection of the new work of North Mumbai’s suburbs was made between 2009-2014.

Venue: Artisan’s Gallery, Kala Ghoda


Sandeep Dhopate asks a very important question through his images ‘Are we losing touch with our roots?’

Venue: Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda


This exhibit depicts several ‘paused’ moments from the chaotic and lively streets of Mumbai in a series of images by Nakul Vengsarkar.

Venue: Artist’s Center, Kala Ghoda

Welcome to My World

The Children of Vacha (from the region of Kalyan and Malwan) were a part of a photography workshop conducted by the mentors of the Photography Promotion Trust. The photographs that were made during this workshop are on display.

Venue: Rampart, Row, Kala Ghoda

Shadow Play

Siddartha Das has made a series of photographs over 20 years with an analogue camera. The main subject of the series is the light itself.

Venue: Artist’s Center, Kala Ghoda

Little Cameras Project

Vidu Chandan held a photography workshop which amounted to a total of 30 hours, which was attended by the children of Dharavi. This exhibit is a culmination of this workshop.

Venue: Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda

Hush–Found Silences in Nature

Dr. Hemant Morparia makes unique abstract images that seek out pure forms from nature.

Venue: David Sassoon Library, Kala Ghoda


Pavan K J displays his photographs from three different series Kusti, Traces and Junkyard.

Venue: Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda


Photographer Sahil Mane’s exhibit is summed up as ‘There are as many beautifuls as there are people’.

Venue: Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda

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