BIO

Chinky Shukla is a Delhi based photographer working on photo research & documentation projects. She has a strong fascination for visual storytelling and its power in shaping our collective consciousness. She intends to use the power of photography to create awareness about humanitarian issues and help generate positive societal change.  

Awards & Exhibitions

Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo 2014

Recipient of Public Prize in 10th Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards, 2014

Picture of the year award in National Press Photo contest 2013, Media Foundation of India

Second prize in photo story category of National Press Photo contest 2013, Media Foundation of India

First prize in All India Environmental Journalism competition, 2013 organized by Indo-German Environment Partnership Programme (IGEP)

Nominated for Prix Pictet award, 2013

Exhibited photo series “Jadugoda: The Nuclear Graveyard” at the Delhi Photo Festival, 2013

Exhibited photo series “Jadugoda: The Nuclear Graveyard” in the International Uranium film festival, Rio de Jeniro, Brazil 2013

Exhibited photo series “Jadugoda: The Nuclear Graveyard” at the Modern Art Museum, Rio de Jeniro, Brazil 2013

Exhibited “Jadugoda: The Nuclear Graveyard” in the Uranium film festival, Delhi in 2013

Honorable Mention from PIEA, USA in the Single Image Category in 2009

Exhibited my work in Photographer’s Guild of India Exhibit – A in 2007

Exhibited in Photo Fair, 2007, Mumbai

Workshops

Delhi Photo Festival 2015's Masterclass workshop with Olivia Arthur and Philipp Ebeling

Angkor Photo Workshop, Cambodia, 2014