Dinesh Khanna (b. 1957) worked as a Client Servicing Executive in Advertising for 12 years before he turned to photography. The last 25 years have seen him involved in creating images for Advertising, Editorial and Corporate clients specifically in the area of Food, Still-life, People and Interiors.
Besides publishing two pictorial books Bazaar and Living Faith, he recently came out with Right of the Line – The President’s Bodyguard commissioned by the Rashtrapati Bhawan and is currently working on his fourth book Life in Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is a Co-Founder and Managing Trustee of Nazar Foundation, which has been set up to promote Photography as an art-form and also a Co-Founder and one of the Creative Directors of the Biennale Delhi Photo Festival since 2011. He is actively involved in Photography education and has been a visiting faculty at Jamia Milia in Delhi, Symbiosis in Pune and The One School in Goa.
Solo exhibitions include In my own World at IIC, Delhi, NCPA, Mumbai, Oxford Gallery, Kolkata, Varanasi and Bangalore, Living Faith at India Habitat Centre, Delhi and Oxford Gallery, Kolkata, Sundaram Tagore Gallery in New York, by the Asia Society in San Francisco, In my own World 2 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi, Colours – an Indian Language at the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland. Group Exhibitions include Divine Facades at Impressions Gallery, York and Pitshanger Manor Museum, London, Click – Contemporary Indian Photography at Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi, 3 Artists at Falkenstern Fine Art & Atelier, Germany, Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh at the Whitechapel Gallery, London and Fotomuseum, Switzerland, Tirtha – A Spiritual Journey at Palette gallery, New Delhi,Rivers of Pilgrimage at Siddhartha Gallery, Kathmandu, Growing up in India at Mondovi Center, University of California, Re-imaging the People of India at India International Centre, New Delhi and in France.