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Nyla Singh

Nyla Singh is a freelance photographer based in Trinidad & Tobago. She is a member of the National Registry for artist and cultural workers of Trinidad & Tobago. Her work has appeared in several local publications such as Caribbean Beat Magazine, 97.1FM Motivation Minute Vol. 1 and the Trinidad Express newspaper, used as a front cover for a book called, "Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought", several of her photos have been used in yearly calendars, to name a few. She was on of the national artists whose work was selected for display on the wall of the Queen's Park Oval, Port Of Spain, in 2014. Some of her selected Tobago-themed work was featured at the inaugural opening of the Shaw Park Cultural Centre in Tobago. 2015. The pieces were all subsequently purchased by the Tobago House of Assembly. Some of her most notable projects include main photographer on the Cultural Heritage of East Port of Spain, University of the West Indies Research and Development Impact Fund as well as other cultural research studies.
She continues to work on landscape, bird and macro photography and has extended this repertoire to include new-born and family portraits. These remain her passion.
In May & November 2016, her photographs 'Call of the Bells' and "Jumbie Flow" were both awarded first place in the Photography category for the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago's Members' Exhibition.
Her most recent work includes a documentary film, "Voices of a Century". This is a short documentary film which captures the stories of East Indian life through indentureship. The persons who appeared on the documentary are all over 100 years of age.
In search of these persons, Nyla had to travel to many places around Trinidad and to remote parts of the country.
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