The students of Goa Institute of Management (GIM) organized Drishti, an exhibition of photographs at Kala Academy in Panjim today. The exhibition showcased photographs in four categories – Nature, Portraits, The Goan Life and Landscapes. The photography exhibition is a creative expression which arose out of the activities of the student group Sprockets who are dedicated to learning photography and film in addition to their business management diploma at the Goa Institute of Management.
The exhibition is an initiative of the Centre for Creativity, Innovation and Design Thinking centre at GIM. The centre aims to encourage and foster an innovative and creative attitude among budding business students. On display were also photographs clicked by some of the faculty members at GIM.
Speaking on the initiative, Cedric Serpes, Chairman, Center for Innovation and Creativity said “We at GIM want our students to do things that they have never done before, encourage them to go out of their comfort zone and think out of the box. The Centre for Creativity and Innovation at the institute has been created to help foster this through the teachings of photography, dance, theatre, art, music, documentary making and other creative mediums”
Present at the exhibition were A G Balasubramanian, Dean, GIM, Cedric Serpes, Chairman for the Centre for Innovation and Creativity, GIM among other faculty and students. Judging the display of 50 photographs at the exhibition were David Desouza, eminent photographer from Mumbai, Francis de Sousa, a highly skilled and successful artist and Tomoko Lobo, Creative Director, Find All publications.
The winners of the photo exhibition for the different categories were Anshuman Singh for Portraits, Rahul Chandan for Landscape, Kunal Parmar for Goan Life and Ankush Mittal for Nature.