Ambivalence photography exhibition provides insight into the daily bustle of life

Photographer Sunando Mazumdar.

The Dhoomimal Gallery has organized an exhibition of photographs by Sunando Mazumdar to present a look at the daily hustle and bustle of life. The exhibit is called Ambivalence, which means the state of having mixed feelings or conflicting ideas about something or someone. Images may reflect a distorted version of socially constructed ideas of beauty. In this personal exhibition, the artist wants to say through his photography that we humans are always very dissatisfied with what we have with us and always expect more.
In a candid conversation, Sunando Mazumdar says, “As a kid, I didn’t know if I chose photography or if photography chose me, but at that age I realized it was true. I started clicking photos when I was 5 years old at family events with black and white rollers. But fantasized clicking color images. Over the years, I have worked on different subjects in various fields ranging from sports, journalism, fashion, products, but I found my true calling in fine art photography. My years of introspection found answers right around me, when I started looking at things from a different perspective. Photography for me is about finding meaning in what I see through my lens without the technical interventions. I believe that life is a journey and my photographs are the products and places of my journeys – real life observations, play of light and reflections. My photographs are a mosaic of real images encountered in the daily rhythms of everyday life.
Photographer Sunando Mazumdar added: “Ambivalence at Dhoomimal Gallery is my third solo exhibition after ‘Delhi a City of Chaotic Charm’ at Chokola with Ragini Gallery in 2010 and ‘Algorithms of Hallucinations’ at Triveni Gallery in 2019. of these exhibitions, I participated in various group exhibitions across the city – India Art Summit, United Art Fair, Lobbies of India Habitat Center and Open Palm court (IHC) and Visual Art Gallery (IHC) and Alliance Francaise De Delhi .
The photography exhibition will run until March 31 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 8-A block Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001.

Tracey L. Sweeney