Contemporary Collection is a thoughtfully curated versatile collection of photographic artworks by photographers who have made a significant contribution to the field of photography, especially, Indian. This image was shot by Indian photographer Nick Oza.
Kumbh Mela, 24"x16", Nick Oza
Nick Oza is an Indian American photographer born in Mumbai. Starting in 2006, he is working with the Arizona Republic as a staff photographer. He specializes in covering social issues, among them immigration, child welfare, gangs, and mental health. Oza was part of the Knight-Ridder team awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2006 for its coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and 2017 The Wall Project for USA Today. In 2003 and 2005, he was embedded with the U.S. military to photograph the Iraq war for Knight-Ridder. He has received more than 120 awards for his work, including 2018, & 2012 Rocky Mountain Emmy for his video documenting problems in Arizona’s Child Protective Services. His works have been exhibited extensively.