Architecture Beyond Platitude: Exhibition of Photography by Aspi Patel

We are happy to note that good friend of Parsi Khabar, Aspi H. Patel will be exhibiting his photographs at the famous Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai next week

‘ARCHITECTURE BEYOND PLATITUDE’

Photographic Images through Line, Form, Texture and Colour

Fine art photographer Aspi H. Patel displays his work at Jehangir Terrace Art Gallery, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 400001 from 21st to 27th October 2014.

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His experiment with the Black & White Transparency film, on his first visit to New York in 2004, lead him to this refreshingly different and unusual perspective to Architectural Photography, whereby he has emphasized on design, pattern and forms. This show is a part of a collection of images taken during a period of ten years.

Selfportrait for exhibition _Perfect365 (Copy)He has been a prolific Salon exhibitor in pictorial photography and has over 700 acceptances and various awards and certificates of merit, including UNESCO prize in 1989. He has following Honors to his credit:

(I) ‘Associateship’ of The Photographic Society of India, Mumbai, (APSI) in the year 1985.

(ii) ‘Associateship’ of India International Photographic Council, New Delhi, (AIIPC) in the year 1986.

(iii) He is also recognized and conferred Honors as ‘Artist. FIAP’ (A.FIAP) by The Federation Internationale De La Art of Photographique, Belgium, for his excellence in pictorial color Transparencies, in the year 1996.

(iv) Recently he was conferred honorary membership of The Photographic Society of India, Mumbai, in January 2012.

He held his first show “Gorgeous Trappings” at this very prestigious gallery in 1990.

A naturalist by heart, he has spent his entire life capturing in his heart and camera various shades of life.   Photography is a passion with him.

He is a prolific salon exhibitor and has over 700 Acceptances and various Awards and Certificates of Merit in National and International exhibitions of photography, including an Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO prize in 1989. He has also served on the Panel of Jury for many National and International Salons / Exhibitions.

He held his first Show ‘Gorgeous Trappings’ at the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai in 1990.

He has dedicatedly worked on the managing commiee of The Photographic Society of India, Mumbai, for 15 years in various capacies including that of a Treasurer, Jt. Hon. Secretary and Vice President.

He has also given slide shows and lectured at the above instute, which is one of the oldest and largest sociees of its kind in India. Some of his arcles have also been published in various club newsletters. He has occasionally also conducted  Basic  Comprehensive  Course  in  Photography.

Currently he is a freelance photographer.