Bharat Choudhary

Bharat Choudhary is an Indian-British photographer based in Geneva, Switzerland. He worked on several rural development projects with CARE International in India for five years. He later took up photography and was mentored by Raghu Rai (Magnum Photos) and Nitin Rai at the Sri Aurobindo Center for Arts in New Delhi. Bharat received the Ford Foundation International Fellowship to study at the University of Missouri, USA, from where he graduated with a MA in Journalism in 2010.

He has received numerous awards including the Alexia Foundation Professional Grant and the Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography. He has thrice been a finalist for the W. Eugene Smith Grant. He was a jury member for the 9th China International Press Photo Competition.

His work has been published in TIME, NY Times, International Herald Tribune, The National, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, La Repubblica, Philosophie, Sunday Times Magazine, and The Sunday Guardian including others. His work has been exhibited at several spaces including Getty Images Gallery, London; Dali International Photography Exhibition, China; Pingyao International Photography Festival, China; Delhi Photo Festival; Open Society Institute, New York; Obscura Festival, Malaysia; LOOK3 Festival, Virginia, USA; LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover, Germany and The Gallery, British Council, New Delhi.