Parthiv Shah is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design, India,
the University of California, Davis and visiting scholar at the SOAS,
London University. Parthiv is a photographer, film maker and a graphic
designer. He has made several documentary films, curated exhibitions
and has several photo-books to his credit. Growing up in a family
of artists and through his own professional training, he brings an
interesting intersection of art, photography and design to his work.
He is founder–director of Centre for Media and Alternative Communication (CMAC). Lately Parthiv has been particularly interested and engaged in working on the issue of image perception and representation. His visual journeys have lead him into working with communities which are finding a mainstream voice and identity including the transgender community and street children.