Ronny Sen is a film director, writer and photographer. His debut feature film Cat Sticks premiered in the competition section at Slamdance, 2019 where it won a Grand Jury award. It is streaming worldwide on Mubi and is available on Amazon Prime Video.
He has previously directed television documentaries for the BBC. He started his career as a photographer and has published two artist books, Khmer Din (2013) and End of Time (2016). He was invited to be an artist in residence in Japan by The Japan Foundation in 2013 and in Poland by the Polish Institute in 2016. He received the Getty Images Instagram Grant in 2016 for his work in Jharia coal mines which was shown in his second solo exhibition at TARQ, Mumbai in 2018 titled, Fire Continuum.
His other solo shows include New world chronicles of an old world colour, TARQ, Mumbai, India and Arena, Belvedere Museum, Netherlands in association with the Noorderlicht Festival, both in 2016. Ronny has also participated in group shows like Abandon, presented by the Gujral Foundation in association with Outset India in 2015 and In Secrecy, Art Heritage gallery, New Delhi, India in 2011.
His works are included in the permanent collection of the Alkazi Collection of Photography.
Ronny Sen lives and works in Kolkata.