Artist talk with Pablo Bartholomew

Self-taught photographer and three–time World Press Photo Award winner, Pablo Bartholomew will conduct an artist talk on 28th February, 2016 at Chennai Photo Biennale.


Abandoning his artistic black and white work done during his teenage to late twenties embarked on a successful career as a photojournalist where he documented societies in conflict and transition for over 20 years. He is a three-time World Press Photo Award winner (including the 1984 “Picture of the Year” for his iconic image of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy) and he was awarded the Padma Shri — among India’s highest civilian honours — in April 2013 and in 2014, he was awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, one of the highest cultural honors from France.

Editorially his work has been featured in publications like The New York Times, Time, Life, Newsweek, Business Week, National Geographic, Geo, Der Spiegel, Figaro Magazine, Paris Match, Telegraph, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Guardian, and Observer Magazine.

Venue: Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai

Date & time: February 28, 12 pm – 2 pm