Chiru started his photographic journey in 2000 when he was exposed to the medium during his college years. It was these early years of exposure to the work of Henri Cartier Bresson, Robert Cappa and the influence of other Surrealist artists such as Dali and photography masters that made a lasting impression and gave him, in his own words, “a new excitement about the medium of photography and the world as well.”
Living in Washington DC, he was a freelancer and worked for the infamous lobbyist Edward von Kloberg. His images of the Capitol Hill and others have been distributed around the world, among various presidents and priministers, while working at Washington World Group.
As a designer Chiru got influenced by graphic designer turned photographer Barbara Cruger and started mixing his work with paintings and other experimental medias.
His innovative and intensely personal interpretations of his work ranged from close-up studies to open-air images in which fantasy and reality were often merged.
Chiru’s landscapes of the Taj Mahal have been compared to Raghu Rai’s. Chiru thrives to create new works of art that best portray the consistent themes he has been exploring throughout his career. He is currently working on various experimental and installation projects…