Deshna Mehta, Nihar Desai & Sanjana Nanodkar

Bring to Light


Bring to Light is a film made during the festival highlighting the stories behind the stories revealing the insights, inspirations and the moments of revelation that brought to light / that led to the manifestation of the various installations and performances at ‘The Story of Light’


Deshna is a visual artist with a passion for photography, writing and curation. After having graduated from the Royal College of Art in London, she moved back to India seeking to find meaningfulness and relevance of graphic design to the Indian masses through research, writing and her design practice. She works out of Mumbai and has co-founded a design and publishing initiative: Anugraha which serves as a platform to encourage and undertake collaborative practices in the field of visual art, design and research. She truly believes that essence of everything tangible lies in the intangible; and that magic resides in the ephemeral, the elusive, the unseen, the emotive, the experiential and the subtle; which is what she aspires to express and experience through her engagement as an artist and co-curator at The Story of Light.


Nihar is a freelance adfilm maker, who recently graduated from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; after finishing his course in Film & Video Communication. His main interest lies in collaborative projects such as music videos for upcoming musicians, short films and travel & food photography, which he has been doing for sometime now.


Sanjana is a young design enthusiast and a believer in a research based approach to design so as to enhance visual communication and visual awareness. A passionate photographer with a keen interest in creative writing. An explorer in this world of communication design, with the sole aim of – ‘Providing design solutions parallel to the culture of the specified region’.


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