Elisabetta Marabotto of Saffronart recommends Prarthana Modi’s exhibition in Paris
London: If you are visiting Paris this summer, I’d highly recommend visiting La Capitale Galerie which is currently hosting “Silencieux”, a solo exhibition of Prarthana Modi.
Modi, a New Delhi based photographer, captures the world in black and white. Her subjects are ordinary people and ordinary life which she manages to transform in a poetic and dream-like atmosphere.
As Satish Gujral said: “it is the ‘seeing eye’ she is gifted with that helps Prarthana to see the poetic in the insignificant and carve a piece of beauty out of it”.
Modi says: “My quest is to see and depict the light..the light within as the light without. It is about using the light outside to make one connect with the light inside. And also, to capture stillness. Stillness, as in a moment of inner peace and quietude.
“Every photograph I take evokes a certain emotion in me and my effort is to try to make the viewer feel something too.. it may be the same emotion that I felt or something totally different. For me, to feel is to be human and alive.”
“Silencieux” is on until the 27th of July. More information on the exhibition can be found here.
thank u!!!! xxxx
Keep it up Prarthana. Wish I could visit Paris!!! Mike
thanks Mike!!! the stone bench from bangalore is part of the show!!! all thanks to u 🙂
Breathtaking jiji!! Wish I could see in person. Next exhibition NYC??
Thanks Ruchi !!!! I’m hoping to make it to a gallery in NYC soon. Fingers crossed! Have some people trying to do the introductions 😉
Very emotive pics! Great display of light and shadow!
Thank you chachiji!!!
Absolutely awesome. A visual treat. Wish I could have been there to view the entire spread.
Thank you Parta!
Thank you Partha!