Gireesh GV is a photographer artist who lives and works in New Delhi. Born in 1970 Gireesh studied fine arts from the College of Fine Arts in Thiruvananthapuram, his hometown. He further pursued a Masters in Fine Arts at the SN School of Fine Arts and Performing arts, Central University of Hyderabad. Though as a student of fine arts he specialized in painting, Gireesh chose to turn his attention to photography and began his career as a news and features photographer. After having moved to Delhi and then later to Bangalore, he worked with some of the leading publications like Outlook, India Today, Forbes, Time, The Wall Street Journal Mint and Life Positive in various capacities. He also undertook several freelance assignments once he relocated himself in Bangalore that took away from photojournalism and perched him with some demanding work for a few coffee table books like Microsoft’s ‘10 years of MSIDC and another on the place where Gautama Buddha realized enlightenment titled “Awakenings in BodhGaya’. He has also participated in several group shows and is currently working on his first major solo show.
As a photographer artist Gireesh has always been intrigued by the human condition, particularly in the urban detritus. His works captures images of remote no decrepit places and insignificant people. While capturing the uncertain state of their existence and their indomitable spirit, his works are notable for their evocative and often saturated use of colour. Some of his works are in the private collections in Switzerland, Tokyo, New York, Bangalore, New Delhi and Kerala including Kerala Tourism Development Corporation and Indira Gandhi Memorial Library in Hyderabad. His quest for the complexities of humanity is accompanied by his lenseye.
About my Photoblog:
On April 2008 after my assignment with India Today I started this photoblog to showcase my stories from my travel. I love wandering around with my camera and a sketch book. The images of people that I shoot and creating images for this photoblog has always been a challenge.
All photographs found on this site are copyrighted to Gireesh GV Unauthorized use and/or duplication of photographs without express and written permission from Gireesh GV is strictly prohibited.