Randhir Singh


(b. 1976, lives and works lives in New Delhi, India)

Randhir Singh received his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science degrees from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York in 1999. He spent fifteen years working with  architecture and design firms while taking photography classes at the International Center of Photography in New York. Singh’s practice draws on his education as an architect with a focus on issues related to architecture and urbanism. Singh’s series exploring industrial architecture and the urban landscape, Water Towers, was shown at the Pondy Photo Festival in 2016. His Yamuna River Project book was recently awarded the Deutsches Architekturmuseum Architecture Book award for 2018. Over the last four years, Randhir has photographed government housing colonies in Delhi.  A selection of photographs from the on-going project, CPWD (Central Public Works Department), CPWD was exhibited as a part of When is Space? at the Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur in 2018. He also collaborates with the artist Seher Shah on a number of projects involving photography, architecture and drawing. Their recent project, Studies in Form was shown as a part of Bearing Points at the Dhaka Art Summit 2018 and at the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai in 2019.