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Artist Talk: Sunil Gupta

POSTED: 13 January 2021

Sunil Gupta discusses his life, photography and activism with writer and curator Mason Leaver-Yap.

Born in New Delhi, India, relocated to Montreal, Canada, before studying at the Royal College of Art in London, Sunil Gupta has been using photography as a critical practice since the 1970s.

The artist was recently in conversation with writer and curator Mason Leaver-Yap, part of the major exhibition From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective at The Photographers' Gallery. If you missed this online event, you can still hear Gupta discuss his life, photography and activism in the video below.



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Artist Talk: Sunil Gupta was organised by The Photographers' Gallery.

Exhibition in collaboration with

From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective is co-organised by The Photographer's Gallery and the Ryerson Image Centre (Toronto, Canada), in collaboration with Autograph.

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exhibition supported by


Exhibition programme supported by the Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation.

Banner image: Sunil Gupta, Shroud [detail], 1999, from the series From Here To Eternity. Courtesy the artist and Hales Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery and Vadehra Art Gallery.

Discover more: 1) Sunil Gupta: From Here to Eternity, published by Autograph. 2) Sunil Gupta, Untitled #05 [detail] from the series The New Pre-Raphaelites, 2008. Courtesy the artist and Hales Gallery, Stephen Bulger Gallery and Vadehra Art Gallery. © Sunil Gupta. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2021. 3) Sunil Gupta, Bikram [detail], Delhi, India. From the series Mr Malhotra's Party, 2007. © and courtesy the artist.