S U J A T A S E T I A
Following an accomplished career in television and radio journalism in India, Sujata moved to the UK to complete her Masters in International Relations from King’s College London.
Her tryst with photography came with the birth of her daughter - Aayat, who became both her muse and inspiration. A hobby that quickly turned into a full time profession as Sujata’s storytelling visual narratives captured the attention of news media globally. Her works have been published in the Guardian, The Daily Mail, ABC news, CNN and Huffington Post amongst others.
She has taught photography to over 5000 students in 20+ countries. She is also visiting faculty at Spain’s premiere photography institution EFTI.
Over the past two years, Sujata has focused on photographing sensitive marginalised narratives through her series “Changing the Conversation” and “Invisible”.
She is the recipient of several international awards including winner of British Journal of Photography - Female in Focus 2022; Photographer of the Year. - Tokyo International Foto Awards 21’, Gold Winner - Open Awards at Association of Photographers 21’, Portrait Award Winner - The Independent Photographer 21’ and Indian Photo Fest 21’.
Her works have been exhibited widely including a solo exhibition at the Headon Photo Fest in Australia, an OOH exhibit across UK supported by the advertising agency adamandeveDDB and Campaign Magazine and the most recent exhibit in India of her series focusing on the Rohingyas, as part of the largest refugee conference supported by Action Aid India and The Azadi Project. She has also showcased her work as part of group exhibits across UK, US, Belgium, Japan, Iran, Italy and India.
Sujata was more than just a photographer for our brand- she was a stylist, scenologist, content specialist and social media ace and photographer all rolled into one. She understood our brands ethos and aesthetics really well and really went above and beyond to create imagery that really set the tone for our brands visuals and voice in the years to come. Which is why we have gone back to her multiple times and would highly recommend her for brands looking to really break through the clutter with their imagery. (Yosha Gupta- founder & CEO Memeraki)