Anshika Varma is a freelance documentary photographer. Her photographs are a means of exploring social and cultural changes in structures within communities.
Anshika’s personal projects have been exhibited through various galleries in India, Italy and New York. She was invited to participate at the Kochi Biennale 2014, New York Biennale for Contemporary Art 2013, India Art Fair 2012 & 2013 and the Florence Biennial in 2009. Her awards include the “Lorenzo Il Magnifico” award for photography at the Florence Biennale in 2009.
Her works have been published by various national and international media such as The Sunday Guardian, National Geographic, Time Out, Tehelka, The Rolling Stones, Vogue and People Magazine,. She has also worked on various book projects with Vodafone Foundation, Roli Books, Hachette, Random House and The Tehelka Foundation.
She is a strong believer in the power behind inclusive education and has conducted art therapy programs for children from challenging social and economic strata.
She is a keen collector of odd things and loves her dog, Fido.