Akshar Pathak

Artist / New Delhi, India
Akshar Pathak is an artist and a graphic designer who creates posters of Bollywood films. His work has been widely recognized and featured across magazines and newspapers.

Vicky Roy

Photographer / India
Vicky Roy was born in abject poverty in rural India. He arrived in Delhi aged 11 and lived and worked on the railway platform. He later went through a rehabilitation program through the Salaam Baalak Trust and studied photography both formally and informally. IN 2007, he held his first solo show in India and in 2009, was chosen for a mentorship program by the US based Maybach Foundation, wherein he photodocumented the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York, for six months. His works from the “WTC: Now” Series were exhibited at the WTC in New York and at the American Center in New Delhi. His works have been a part of important international shows, including exhibitions at the Whitechapel Gallery, London and the Fotomuseum, Switzerland. He has received many awards and accolades including the Time Out Magazine recognizing him among 25 achievers Under 30 in 2009. He was also a finalist in Nat Geo's "Mission Cover Shot" in 2013.

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