Chandan Gomes has studied Philosophy at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi (2009). Themes of beauty, imitation, and abandonment interest him as an artist.
Chandan is the recipient of the India Habitat Centre Fellowship for Photography in 2011, Oslo University Scholarship to participate in Chobi Mela in 2012, Neel Dongre Award in Photography in 2013 and the Foto Visura Spotlight Grant in 2014. He was nominated for the Prix Pictet Award in 2015 and was awarded the INK Fellowship in 2016.
His artist book, ‘This World of Dew’, published by PHOTOINK, was released in 2015 and went on to garner critical acclaim. ‘This World of Dew’ has been shown at the Benaki Museum, Athens, Parc Des Ateliers, Arles and Zeytinburnu International Photography Festival, Istanbul, amongst other places. His photo essay ‘There are things I call home’ is currently on view at Asia Society Center, Texas as part of FotoFest 2018 Biennale, Houston. His latest body of work ‘People You May Know’ was exhibited at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2018.