Candid shots for a cause

Clicked 2Help’ - Spirit of India’, an exhibition of photographs by TGiS, will be held from March 14 to 16 at Chitrakala Parishat. TGiS or ‘Thank God it’s Saturday’ is a hobby group with a mix of professional and amateur photographers. 

It was founded by Anand Sharan, an award-winning photographer and director, Bengaluru School of Arts and Photography, and Shankar Subramanian, independent photographer and director, Nine Dots Corporate Training Solutions along with other photographers. It had its first photography exhibition, ‘Clicked2Help’, with a collection of 80 photographs in 2013. 

The group was able to raise Rs 2.3 lakh which went towards supporting the various projects of Multiple Sclerosis Society of India, Bangalore Chapter.

The driving philosophy of ‘Clicked2Help’ is to use art to contribute meaningfully to society. ‘Spirit of India’, which is the second edition, showcases a wide repertoire of Indian motifs ranging across culture and festivals, monuments, flora fauna, dances and landscapes of the country. 

The display has amateur works of high standard a longside those of experienced and senior photographers. 

The proceeds from this year’s exhibition will go towards an eye hospital to be established in Devanahalli and other service projects by the Rotary RMV Club.This club was formed in 1996 and has since been executing programmes for social upliftment. ‘Clicked2Help’ is supported by Bengaluru School of Arts and Photography.

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