Shisir’s works

Posted: July 9, 2010 in Uncategorized

Shisir Basumatary

( Artist/ Photographer)

A multifaceted personality, Shisir takes keen interest in paint-photography, travelling and writing. He recently went to Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh from Guwahati on a Royal Enfield Bullet. Shisir completed his Masters in English from JNU, New Delhi before joining a publishing giant ‘Rough Guides’ as an editor. He is currently based in Delhi and is set to complete writing his first novel in English. It deals with a time in the immediate past in Assamese history.

About Paint-Photography

Paint photography is an innovative fusion of painting and photography and Shisir is believed to be the only practitioner of this art in the country today. In Paint-Photography a live person is painted along with the background before being shot in a photograph. After receiving an encouraging response to his works in the recently concluded exhibition in Guwahati he is planning to bring in themes and more elaborate props into his paintings.

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