New lease of life A unique laser-cut cutout technique used to bring to life historical photos at the Chennai Photo Biennale 2019 at Senate House in Madras University. Varun Gupta

The Chennai Photo Biennale is an international festival of photography, which take place in Chennai across several historical, art and public venues in the city, organized by the Chennai Photo Biennale Foundation, a non- profit trust. Besides exhibitions, there will be international seminars, workshops, film screenings, talks and performances. It is a premier visual art event and a benchmark in the cultural scene of Chennai and India. The 1st edition of the Biennale, held in 2016, had nineteen venues with public shows in train stations, parks and art galleries and attracted thousands of people.

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