Edition 2023

Soumya Sankar Bose

Born 1990 in Midnapore, India.
Lives and works in Kolkata, India.
He reconstructs archival materials and oral history into photography, films, alternative archives, and artist books. Bose’s hybrid mode of practice interweaving long-term research and engagement with local communities including his own family history accentuates certain subaltern experiences of the marginalized yet resilient in post-Partition Bengal. Enmeshing fiction and reality, Bose’s work opens daring realms of memory, desire, vulnerability, and identity. Most of Bose’s projects unfold in several chapters and various forms after yearlong conversations and engagement with marginalized community.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture