The Centre for Arts and Social Practice (CASP) is a transdisciplinary platform for artists, writers, filmmakers, architects, social scientists and design engineers to facilitate critical dialogues on ecological and cultural sustainability. It aims to integrate research and practice through meaningful community initiatives and collaborative projects, fostering a relational engagement at both individual and institutional levels.
A non-profit initiative established in 2013, it works through four chapters in Navi Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune and New Delhi.
Centre for Arts & Social Practice | CASP
Navi Mumbai | Kolkata | Pune | New Delhi
5th May 2017
Chaitanya became devoted to creating hand-crafted photographs while pursuing his doctorate in the United States. He first encountered platinum-palladium prints in 2007 during a gallery visit in New York and fell in love. He has been exploring and researching cyanotypes, platinum-palladium and other alternative processes ever since. In May 2010, he left his professorial job at University of Miami to return to India. He is now a director of the Goa Center for Alternative photography (Goa-CAP) and runs his own documentary photography business from Pune.