Dhritiman’s works

Posted: July 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

Dhritiman Deori

(Musician / Photographer)

Dhritiman Deori has been working professionally in the realm of music, sound and photography for the last 6 years. He has extensive training and was working with media production house (Trangerine Digital Entertainment) in New Delhi as an audio engineer. The music that Dhriti composes is deeply rooted in the Indian culture’s vibrancy and kaleidoscope variety. Dhriti was recently featured in ‘Rudy Maxa’s World’, on their Delhi Episode. He is also skilled organizer and has a good feeling for bringing the best out of people.

Dhriti was born in the northeastern state of Assam in India and has been musically trained since the age of ten and exceptional at understanding the nuances of the various forms of folk and contemporary music. His fascination with sound and music took him to an Audio Engineering Degree from SAE (School of Audio Engineering) in Chennai. He then moved on to the holy city of Varanasi, the hub of Indian Classical music and spirituality, where he stayed for about a year learning, interacting and sharing ideas with local musicians as well as visiting musicians from various parts of the world. This learning period gave a new sense of direction and added creativity to his music. Dhriti has a deep love for the folk music of northeast India and finds his inspiration in nature. His upcoming music album in set to release by June 2008.His recent performances include ‘The Brahmaputra Beats’ at The India International Centre, Delhi and ‘The Northeast Festival’ at The Park, Delhi.

Dhritiman is also doing a unique and very first-of-its kind experimental musical project named “Rhythm of Northeast”, the idea behind the project is to create a database of all the folk instruments of the region of eastern Himalayas, comprising of the 8 northeastern states of India, with sound samples and also detailed explanation of the instruments along with photographs. This will be available to the general public in the form of a DVD along with a book and also a website dedicated to the folk music and instruments of the eastern Himalayan range.

Photography has been his passion since childhood and ultimately it turned into obsession. He has always had an interest in nature and occasionally indulges in photographing people and faces, landscapes and exploring new cultures.

  • Photography Exhibition at Hotel Park, New Delhi,2007
  • Photography Exhibition at Sir Shankar Lal Hall,New Delhi,2008.
  • Photography Exhibition held in Shankar Lal Hall, Nov.2008 to aid the victims of Assam serial bomb blast in October, 2008.
  • Photography Exhibition held at Assam Bhawan, New Delhi,Sept.2008.
  • Photography Exhibition held in KALASHETRA, Guwahati (Assam),Feb.2009.
  • Photography Exhibition held in KASA indoor stadium, Diphu,Karbi Anglong,Feb.2009.
  • Photography Exhibition held in Hotel Mt. Pine, Shillong (Meghalaya), Nov.2009.
  • Photography Exhibition held in NEDFi Bhawan, Guwahati (Assam), Jan.2010.
  • Photography Exhibition held in STATE ART GALLERY, Guwahati (Assam), May.2010.

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