Sustainability and capacity-building through art: Samar Jodha at TEDxVienna
Samar Singh Jodha is an artist who over the last twenty years, has been using photography and film to address various issues like development, human rights and conservation. His work has shown in galleries and museums worldwide. Jodha’s eight-year long project on Ageing in India http://www.agelessmindandspirit.com remains the single biggest social communication project in terms of outputs and outreach. Extracts of it were showcased at Whitechapel Gallery, London and Fotomuseum, Zurich in 2010.
Bhopal — A Silent Picture, a 40-foot installation was showcased by Amnesty International London during the Summer Olympics. This multi-media public art project has so far clocked in over 150 thousand visitors. http://www.bhopalasilentpicture.com
Phaneng — his award winning portraiture project about the disappearing Tai Phake, a Buddhist tribe in India’s northeast was seen at Religare Art, New Delhi in 2008, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. in 2010 and in Birkfeld, Styria in Austria in 2012. He continues to work closely with this endangered community.