Chandan Gomes studied Philosophy at St. Stephen’s College, Delhi (2009). Themes of beauty, imitation and abandonment interest him as an artist. Chandan won the India Habitat Centre Fellowship for Photography in 2011, Oslo University Scholarship to participate in Chobi Mela in 2012, Neel Dongre Award in Photography in 2013 and the Foto Visura Spotlight Grant in 2014. He was nominated for the Prix Pictet Award in 2015 and the Joop Swart Masterclass in 2016. He co-founded Rang Open Library, with Vicky Roy, in 2011. Rang is a Delhi based community of artists working towards creating an open and a democratic space for the study and practice of visual arts.