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Sourav Sil (b. 1994, Kolkata) is a photographer and designer, currently based in New Delhi, India. Through his practice, he tries to explore the interstices between reality and representation, document and fiction, and history and memory. He primarily works with the still and the moving image.

Work Experience

2021–current, Managing visual design, media and archives at the Sher-Gil Sundaram Arts Foundation


2017–2021, M.Des, Photography Design, National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad

2018, Selected to study at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig for the Winter Semester 2018-19 with a full scholarship from Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai

2012–2016, B.E, Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Group Exhibitions

2024, Book Show- I, FICA Reading Room, New Delhi, organised by Priyesh Gothwal

2020, Responses, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai

2019–2020, Modernism in India – Through the NID Archives, Museo Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico


2022, Young Writers Award in Lens-Based Practices supported by Critical Collective and MurthyNAYAK Foundation


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