About the Artist
Taniya Sarkar is a photographer based in Kolkata. Her ongoing project Nothing Left to Call Home documents communal violence against women in Bengal since Partition. She is a 2021 recipient of the Generator Grant from Experimenter Gallery, the Social Documentary Photography Grant from the MurthyNAYAK Foundation, and was a finalist for the Inge Morath Award by the Magnum Foundation. Taniya was awarded the prestigious Mary Ellen Mark Scholarship to attend the International Center of Photography’s programme in Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism (2021-2022), where she began working on Broken Hallelujah, a multimedia project that ponders life in a post-COVID world through the eyes of a musician grappling with mental health.