New Delhi, India
Moving between public and private spaces, Bharat Sikka creates a nuanced portrayal of his father’s life.
Bharat Sikka (b. 1973, India) began his photographic practice in India before studying at Parsons School of Design, New York. Sikka’s long term photographic projects have centred on cultural residues and societal transformations within India. His work speaks to India’s history and regionality, the tide of globalisation, and masculinity. Sikka’s latest project, The Sapper is a layered portrayal of his father, ranging from intimate portraits to collaborative performances and enactments that the engineer-father undertakes for his photographer-son.