Poulomi Basu

Poulomi Basu

An Indian transmedia artist, photographer and activist, Poulomi Basu’s work advocates for the rights of marginalised women using the power of photography and visual storytelling.  

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Her powerful photographic projects include: 

Her work has been exhibited internationally and she has won many awards and grants. She has also collaborated with organisations such as the ActionAid 2018 campaign #MyBodyIsMine launched on World Menstruation Day; and the WaterAid 2014 To Be A Girl campaign. Other clients and features include The New York Times, Elle, Save the Children, UNESCO, Google, and NPR, among others. 

She holds the notable position of visiting lecturer for the Visible Justice & Collaborative Unit at the London College of Communication, and is the Founder/Director of Just Another Photo Festival, a traveling guerrilla visual media festival that democratises photography by taking it to the people and forging new audiences. 

16 Days of Activism 2023

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Anti-Violence Display

Violence against women takes many forms. For the month of February, we have a special display at the Heroines Quarter showing how different artists have tackled this problem through their work....

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Jiangbeizui Central Business District, Chongqing, China, 2017 (14). From Forest series (2010-2017). ©Yan Wang Preston.

Contested Landscapes

From Where I Stand (From my point of view), the third Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, explores how photography draws connections between art, journalism, and activism....

Poulomi Basu – Fireflies

In her latest project Fireflies, exhibited at the Autograph gallery in London, Indian artist Poulomi Basu boldly speaks about the topic she knows well - from her previous work, and her own experience - the repercussions of patriarchy....

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