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Testing the waters

Photos & text: Bhushan Bagadia I’ve always been interested in sustainability and conservation, hoping that my photographs can inspire change for the better. Our intention at Simply Breathe, a company that organises holidays to explore the underwater world, is to offer people an insight into conscious living. Travellers learn mindfulness, meditation, practice yoga and participate […]

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Women of the hour

Photos & text: National Gallery of Modern Art  These samples come from an ongoing exhibition, entitled Songs of the Uncaged Bird, showcasing works of art by 20 women artists from the collection of Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA). This exhibition started at the NGMA on 8 March, Women’s Day, to recall the achievements […]

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Across the ages

Photos & text: Ojas Art Gallery These images are from the art exhibition titled Paradox and Play: Living Traditions in Contemporary Art, which opens at Delhi’s Ojas Art Gallery on 8 March. The show comprises 60 artworks encapsulating the living traditions in contemporary and folk art.  Three artists—Olivia Fraser, Santosh K. Das and Tarshito—are showcasing […]

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Travelling light

Photos & text: Shobha Jolly These images that I clicked all tell stories about exotic and often unknown people and places in faraway lands. I often look for interesting facets of life on streets and I try to reveal those with photographic flair. I aspire to create evocative photographs that provoke introspection on issues that […]

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Home And Away

Photos: JaipurPhoto Text: Aaron Schuman These images are from the third edition of photography festival, JaipurPhoto. This year, both the title and theme of the event take their inspiration from the classic 1966 song by Simon & Garfunkel—“Homeward Bound”. A total of 14 exhibitions will be staged across the city of Jaipur at various locations, […]

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For The Record

Photos & text: Sarmaya These photographs are from the exhibition, Portrait of a Nation; A Nation in Portraits, a 19th Century photography of the Indian Subcontinent. The photos are taken from the collection of Sarmaya Collection. Curated by Madhavan Pillai, these images are from Sarmaya—a non-profit organisation that works in the development of arts, collected over […]

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Postcards

Photos and text: Nipun Nayyar These photos are from my solo exhibition, Of Miles and Me. Travel is a form of discovery—of the self and of the world. It makes me learn about people, cultures and communities, and through them about myself. For instance, if you look at the photo of the guy in the […]

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Ancestral Inheritance

Paintings by: Yugdeepak Soni Text: Gargi Seth (curator) Shringaar, an exhibition features work of the Udaipur-based artist Yugdeepak Soni. These are Pichwai paintings done in Nathdwara style. Pichwai, as the name suggests, pichh means back and wai means textile hanging. Such paintings were originally used as temple decorations to be hung behind Lord Krishna’s idol […]

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Coastal Movements

 Photos: Navtej Singh Text: Dinesh Khanna (curator) These photos by Navtej Singh are from his series Oceans of Life: India’s Coastal Inhabitants. Singh has always been drawn to the soul of India’s vast coastal regions, and the populations that draw life from it. Having spent a large part of his life in the Konkan Coast, […]

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A Visual Diary

Photos: Sooni Taraporevala Text: Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi (curator) These black and white images by Sooni Taraporevala are from the exhibition Home in the City, Bombay 1977- Mumbai 2017, ongoing at Delhi’s Vadehra Art Gallery. Since 1977, Sooni Taraporevala has photographed the city in which she grew up. Her images, cutting across class and community lines, […]

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A dazzling simplicity

Photos:  Jyoti Bhatt Text: Rukshaan Art Gallery These images are part of a solo show by Baroda’s master painter-printmaker and photographer Jyoti Bhatt. Titled, My Land, My Village, the show on view at Mumbai’s Rukshaan Art gallery.  Jyoti Bhatt was born in Bhavnagar, Gujarat in 1934. He studied painting under N.S. Bendre and K.G. Subramanyan […]

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Everyday Spaces

Photos: Anita Khemka Text: Guardian 20 These images are from the annual graduation show put together by Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication (SACAC). The last semester of the course allows students to focus on a photo project that best defines their understanding of the photographic form. The course then culminates with an exhibition. […]

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Bengali Revival

Photos & text: Vijay Kowshik, Curator These artworks, borrowed from the collection of the late Sushmita Roy Tandan, a private collector, are part of the exhibition Evolving Identities-Masters of Bengal. The Santiniketan movement was shaped by the practices of the masters, chiefly by Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Benodebehari Mukherjee, Ramkinkar Baij and Rabindranath Tagore. These […]

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Live From The Studio

Photos & text: Debashree Mukherjee, Rahaab Allana & Georg Wirsching These images are from the exhibition a Cinematic Imgination: Josef Wirsching And The Bombay Talkies. The show, hosted bvy the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, is part of the ongoing Serendipity Art Festival in Goa. This exhibition showcases, for the very first time, a sampling […]

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The way we are

Photos: Eric Pickersgill Text: Rick Wester  Amercian artist Eric Pickersgill who is known for his photography series Removed was recently in New Delhi in collaboration with Gujral Foundation and app tlkn™. Pickersgill was in India to shoot a similar series like Removed but in colour. These photos are from his earlier series. In Removed, Pickersgill has […]

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Pristine vistas, ruined

Photos: Vicky Roy Text: Ram Rahman, curator of the show These photographs by Vicky Roy are from This Scarred Land: New Mountainscapes, an ongoing exhibition at Vadehra Art Gallery. Made entirely in Himachal Pradesh, they are remarkable documents of the hand of man on what was “Dev Bhumi”—a sacred land of the divine. Instead, we […]