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TEDxBITSGoa - Partho Bhowmik - Teaching the blind to see

Mr. Partho Bhowmik is a person who has tried to approach a sense of impossibility with his Blind With Camera" project. For him, photography has been inherently instinctive, his desire for depicting the obscurities of nature serving as his drive. Mr. Bhowmik has studied business management and information technology, and is working as a software professional in Mumbai. His weekends are reserved for the one activity that gives him immeasurable pleasure: photography. Having started the "Blind with Camera" project, Partho teaches photography to the blind with undeterred passion and genuine interest, urging them to let their heart adapt to the vision and their senses appeal to its beauty. He devotes his time to blind photography with the sole purpose of empowering the blind and demystifying the polarity between blindness and visual expression. A self-learned photographer, Mr. Bhowmik has been driven and inspired by the philosophies behind every photograph and his exemplary photographs bear testimony to his desire to comprehend the visual world around us through unconventional paths. About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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