Shayok Mukhopadhyay

category: Visual,

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Artist Statement

Shayok Mukhopadhyay grew up in India and studied at the International Center of Photography, New York. His work ranges from video to large format portraiture and hand-made books. His major solo shows were "Qu├ębec", at Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art in Toronto in January 2013, and "People of Port Chester" at the Village Laundromat in Port Chester, New York, December 2013-January 2014. "People of Port Chester" was supported by a New York State Council on the Arts grant. He is currently working on a feature length documentary about two gay actors in a traveling theater in rural India.

Educational Background

Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, 1995

Certificate in Documentary Photography & Photojournalism, International Center of Photography, New York, 2012. Awarded the George & Joyce Moss scholarship.