It’s Henri Cartier-Bresson, impressed by Raghu Rai’s work after an exhibition in Paris in 1971, who invited him to join Magnum in 1977. In the first part of his career, he reports on India on its social, political and cultural dimensions. Later, he decides to cover India in an exhaustive way as much as possible. Since 1984, he reports for Amnesty International on the catastrophe of Bhopal’s chemical factory and its consequences for survivors, a 20-year work that is published all around the world. He already publishes 18 books, and received many international Prizes. He’s been exhibiting his work in London, Paris, New York, Hamburg, Prague, Tokyo, Zurich, Sydney. His photos were published in Time, Life, GEO, the New York Times, Newsweek, the New Yorker. He’s based in Dehli.
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