Born and brought up in Calcutta, Monidipa has stayed and worked in Calcutta, Mumbai, as well as Delhi. After completing her Masters, she has worked as a teacher, a sales team leader, a freelance writer, and is currently working as an educational consultant and reviewer. She had also headed the Publications of a Delhi NGO (Youth For Heritage Foundation) that worked towards creating general heritage awareness. Following her love for photography and art, she has completed a
While she keenly photographs various subjects, her
Events and Exhibitions
Festival of Places (2017)
The photograph was exhibited at the 'Festival Of Places' organised by CATTS, a not-for-profit organisation working in the area of heritage conservation and management, and the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts at IGNCA, 7th to 9th April 2017.
Took part in the "36 shades of grey," an annual photography exhibition held by Camera Unlimited at the Arpana Caur Art Gallery. The theme was: depicting various shades of life in monochrome (11th - 20th December 2015)
DHPC exhibition (2014)
Was awarded the first prize in a heritage photography contest held by the biggest heritage photography group of Delhi, DHPC, in 2014. The theme was "lesser known monuments". The picture selected depicted the lesser known mughal monument Jahaz Mahal (Mehrauli), at the time of sunset. The exhibition took place at the India Habitat Centre and the picture was later exhibited at the Red Fort by the ASI.
Rebuilding Uttarakhand (2013)
Took part in an exhibition organised by Camera Unlimited in collaboration with Goonj, for helping rebuild Uttarakhand after the disastrous earthquake in 2013, by giving away the proceeds of the sale from this exhibition. The exhibition took place at the Indian August gallery, Noida.