Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Philippe Calia is an artist, photographer and filmmaker, based out of Bombay, India.
His personal work has been exhibited internationally in cities like Bangalore, Belfast, Bombay, London, New Delhi, Paris and New York and is held in private collections in India. His reportage work has been featured in various publications, amongst which Der Spiegel, Le Monde, The Financial Times and The New York Times.
Calia's engagement with photography and the visual arts also takes shape through writing, teaching and curation. Since 2013, he has been collaborating with PIX as a photo editor. In 2015 he co-founded BIND, a platform for photography in India, with a specific interest for the photobook.
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Why Visit London ?
The photographs presented here were shot in various public and private “museums” in India since 2017. They are part of a larger ongoing project which seeks to photograph such institutions throughout the country, thereby addressing questions related to Post-colonialism, Nation-building, Sacredness and Realism, amongst others.
IBM in India
BANGALORE (INDIA) - JULY 13, 2017: IBM India employees discuss work in one of the office cafeteria, located in the Bharatya Center of Information Technology (BCIT). The multinational tech company moved into this recently built business park in January 2017, thereby extending its already strong presence in the IT capital of India. CREDIT: Philippe Calia for the New York Times
Facebook, Google and the Race to Sign up India
A group of women, part of Google's 'Internet Saathi' program happening in Ambaji, Gujarat, manipulate some of the Android internet device that have been given to her, in the shade of Google Internet Bicycle's umbrella. Philippe Calia for The Financial Times Magazine.