As England enters national lockdown, Autograph’s exhibition projects have again temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. This includes Sunil Gupta’s new retrospective From Here to Eternity, bringing together four decades of his photographic practice focused on race, migration and queer issues.
Our Director, Mark Sealy, worked closely with Gupta for nearly five years to develop the exhibition and accompanying book, a trans-Atlantic partnership between Autograph, The Photographers’ Gallery, and Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto. While the exhibition is closed, take a video tour with Gupta, as he tells the stories behind his life’s work as a photographer and activist.
was educated at the Royal College of Art, London, England, and received a PhD from the University of Westminster, England. His work uses independent photography as a critical practice, focusing on race, migration, and queer issues.
Gupta is a Visiting Tutor at the Royal College of Art and was the Lead Curator for the 2018 Fotofest in Houston, USA.
His work can be found in many private and public collections, including the George Eastman Museum (Rochester, USA), the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Japan), the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, Canada), the Tate (London, England), and the Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA).
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From Here to Eternity: Sunil Gupta. A Retrospective is co-organised by The Photographers’ Gallery and the Ryerson Image Centre (Toronto, Canada), in collaboration with Autograph.
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