New Delhi, India
Sharbendu De is a lens-based artist, academic and a writer. In 2018, Feature Shoot recognized De as an Emerging Photographer of the Year. He was also shortlisted for the Lensculture Visual Storytelling Awards (2019) and received a Lucie Foundation’s Emerging Artist of the Year Scholarship (2018).
His conceptual series An Elegy for Ecology (2016-21) dealing with climate change premiered at the Asian Art Biennale 2021, Taiwan, followed by a solo at the SHRINE EMPIRE Gallery, New Delhi (2021-22). His series Imagined Homeland (2013-19), on the indigenous Lisu tribe from Arunachal Pradesh, has received critical appreciation. De has an MA in photojournalism from the University of Westminster (2010), London.