Vicky Roy (2010)
(b.1987, West Bengal) Vicky Roy graduated from the Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT). He studied photography at Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi and the International Center of Photography, New York. He also trained with Anay Mann. In 2007, he held his first solo exhibition titled “Street Dream” at India Habitat Centre, supported by British High Commission; the show also traveled to Nehru Centre in London. In 2008, Ramchander Nath Foundation (RNF) nominated Vicky for a mentorship program by the US based Maybach Foundation (MF), wherein he photo-documented the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York. He held his second solo show ‘WTC: Now’ at the American Center in New Delhi (2010). His recent group shows have included ‘Where Three Dreams Cross’ at Whitechapel Gallery, London (2010); ‘Expressions at Tihar,’ Ojas Art, New Delhi (2009); and ‘Shared Histories’ in Johannesburg, South Africa (2008). Time Out magazine recognized him among 25 achievers under 30 in July 2009.