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Nandita Raman

Assistant Professor of Photography

Nandita Raman works with photography, video, drawing and language. Her work has been exhibited at George Eastman Museum, Museum of Moving Images, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University and Columbia University. She curated the group exhibition “I need my memories. They are my documents” at SepiaEYE, NY and Riktata [emptiness] at Kriti Gallery in Varanasi. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, British Journal of Photography, the Hindu and published in MIT Press’s Performance Art Journal and Documenta 14 volume titled South As A State Of Mind. She has lectured at Rhode Island School of Design, Columbia University, International Center of Photography and Indiana University amongst others.

She is a recipient of Alkazi Foundation’s Documentary Photography Grant and was 2017 Workspace Resident at Baxter St Camera Club of New York. Nandita is a graduate of the Bard College-International Center of Photography’s MFA program.

Representative Courses


Seeking New Terrain: Ecology and Art

Concerning Violence

Race and Representation

Photography 1

Junior Seminar