(Head of The One School Goa)
(Head of The One School Goa)
Apart from a full time faculty, essential to THE ONE SCHOOL GOA’s experience is the presence of a compassionate visiting faculty – as artists, teachers, mentors, and advisors.
Most leading professional photographers and media artists have pledged their support and acceptance to come share their knowledge with our students.
They are part of our – ‘I WILL BE THERE’ campaign.
Each semester, a vibrant rotating faculty will be invited from India and around the globe.
SHANTANU SHEOREY is best known for his strong visual style.
For over three decades he has been creating some of the best remembered campaigns. Whether it was the original ‘Taste the Thunder’ campaign with Salman Khan, or ‘Only Vimal’ with Viv Richards, Ravi Shastri and Allan Border or the famous ‘Garden Vareli’ saree campaigns, first with Madhu Sapre and then with Aishwarya Rai, and more recently the ‘Dabangg 2’ movie posters, all of these have a stamp of his visual mastery.
He shoots – stills and directs TV commercials for a vast array of products and clients, which make him an ideal person to mentor and teach photography and multimedia.
Shantanu has extensively photographed the Jaggnath Puri ‘Rath Yatra’ over a period of five years. He is now working towards publishing this collection as a coffee table book.
He is currently working on ‘Photography as Digital Art’, and is experimenting with various subjects and formats.
Shantanu has attended numerous photography and film workshops in the USA, and has conducted some in India as well.
He brings his passion and experience to you.
© SHANTANU SHEOREY : All photographs in this section.
AMIT SHEOKAND is a young artist and educator from Chandigarh. He studied and practiced Law before giving in to his real passion- Photography. He completed his Post Graduation in Photography from the prestigious National Institute of Design, and his MFA in Photography from UCA, Surrey. His work is inspired from experience of being with oneself and around people.
His practice is based around exploring photography as a self-referential medium. The work is quite intimate, spontaneous and often experimental. Amit uses various photo imaging technologies ranging from historic and alternative processes to modern day digital cameras and software to create work. He was selected to be the Artist in Residence at the University for the Creative Arts in UK in the year 2012. His work has been exhibited in galleries in India as well as UK.
© AMIT SHEOKAND : All photographs in this section.
Ranjit Sinha has been an advertising and fashion photographer since the last 30 years and has been teaching photography at various levels for 22 years now.
As a photographer, he has been involved with issue-based work and has collaborated with UCLA to create a body of work which deals with Stigma related to HIV positive people. “Positive Lives” is an amalgamation of Dance and Imagery, culminating in a 36 minute piece which has travelled to 33 countries till date. His work forms the face of MASA ( make Art stop Aids ) which originates out of UCLA and is funded by the Elton John Foundation and the Gere Foundation.
Nokia’s Create to Inspire is another project that he has been mentoring since it’s inception.
He has taught at NIFT Kolkata and Hyderabad, BILAMS, Roopkala Kendra, NSHM, Indian Institute of Craft and Design Jaipur and his last assignment being with AISFM, Hyderabad, in charge of the Department of Photography.
© RANJIT SINHA : All photographs in this section.
Sharan Goel is a Post Graduate in Photography Design from NID, Ahmedabad, India and MFA in Photography from University for the Creative Arts – Farnham, UK. He prefers to work with film on a Medium Format Film Camera.
Sharan seeks his inspiration from the experience of human lives and nature, he understands the environment and works with nature, space, objects and humans as his subject for photography.
© SHARAN GOEL : All photographs in this section.
The quartet are amongst our many successful alumni who have established themselves professionally in the field of photography and digital filmmaking with their venture ShotCuts. They actively contribute to the students learning and mentoring needs with valuable interventions that expose the students to current industry best practices.
ShotCuts already has an impressive repertoire of clients under their belt which includes IFB, Airbnb,Taj Hotels, Leela Hotels, Alila Diwa Group, Leading Restaurants:, A Reverie, Casa Playa, Antares, Sarah Todd, Coffeeza, Momo-Studio, Omo Clothing and Lifestyle, Menon & Menon, Audi, Celebrity Portraiture, Skore Condoms… (Check out professional work on www.shotcuts.in
© All photographs in this section belong to Siddhanth Sheorey, Hiranya Praphawalkar, Ganesh Mahajan and Manan Sodhi
Anna Fox, a photographer since 1983, is Professor of Photography at The University College for the Creative Arts in Farnham. Shortlisted for the 2010 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize and in 2012 for the Pilar Citoler Prize, her work has been exhibited at Warworks at The Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Victoria & Albert Museum; Centre of the Universe; Liverpool and the Avant-Garde at Tate Liverpool, How We Are: Photographing Britain at Tate Britain, Documentary Dilemmas and The Observers, both British Council touring exhibitions.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Catherine Karnow studied photography in high school, and graduated Brown University with honors degrees in Comparative Literature and Semiotics. After a brief career as a filmmaker, she turned her attention to photography full time in 1986.
Her work appears in National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, French & German GEO and other international publications. Known for her vibrant, emotional and sensitive style of photographing people, Catherine has been teaching photography since 1995; and has taught at Maine Photo Workshops; Santa Fe Photo Workshops and many others.