Ace Photographer, G.Venket Ram inaugurated ‘A Moment in Time’ a creative collaboration curated by Varuna Arvind and Upasana Asrani at VA Gallery on August 21st, 2021. A Moment in Time is a personal narrative of four emerging artists, Ami Gupta, Praneeth Reddy, Rakshita Arvind, and Nirali Datta each sharing a glimpse into the moment that encapsulates their journey. It is an ongoing commitment of VA Gallery towards providing a much-needed platform to promote the arts and emerging artists.
Varuna Arvind is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of legacy, carefully crafted within the Indian Interior Design circle. VA Gallery is her second entrepreneurial venture focused on nurturing art, design, and culture, highlighting the work of local and international artists by providing them a platform to showcase their work.
Asrani’s curatorial oeuvre consists of highlighting hidden talents amongst emerging artists and brings them to the forefront of various prestigious art platforms. She has curated one of Chennai’s most popular public art festivals, MAG 2020 in association with VR Chennai.
The purpose of this exhibition is to push art and artistic practices within the realm of photography out of the many stereotypes associated with it. A Moment in Time allows the viewer an insight into how each artist engages with his or her subject matter that is reflective of their moments in time. From treasure troves to people and places and magical myriad moments, each work immortalizes a moment in time.
When: 21st of August to 21st of September 2021
Where: VA Gallery, No:25, Gandhi Mandapam Rd, Chitra Nagar, Kotturpuram, Chennai