INDIA IN PHOTOBOOK Posts

To acclaimed photographer Raghubir Singh, geography is more than the sum of the earth’s ever-shifting movements; it is one of the elemental forces that shape a culture’s personality and history. Defined by the Coromandel Coast, the Cauvery river, and the mountainous spine of the Western…

“Triggered by a desire to revisit the past and explore memories attached to his alma mater, Mayo College, Ajmer, where he spent nine formative years, Prakash then expanded his interest to include 18 other boarding schools that held a similar resonance for him. What Was…

Between Me and I By Swapan Parekh ‘Between Me and I’ is about Swapan Parekh’s journey as a photographer and about objects and ordinary people that have intersected his life, making it extraordinary. His images are not about the moment, but depict work in progress.…

Walking with the Comrades By Arundhati Roy Photographs by Arundhati Roy and Sanjay Kak In early 2010, Arundhati Roy travelled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world’s biggest mining corporations. The result is this…

Gandhi By Peter Rühe This striking compilation of almost 300 photographs offers a profound insight into the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) as both a public figure and a private individual. It embodies a precious and intimate view of a side to Gandhi’s…

Pageants of the Raj: The Workforce (Catalogue) By Devangana Kumar The Work Force: A self – taught artist Devangana Kumar’s work is representative of her exploration of Indian visual culture over several years. She experiments with scale, pigments, and production techniques to displace stereotypical portraits…

Bioscope: Scenes from an Eventful Life By Ram Rahman The photography of Ram Rahman can easily be said to fall predominantly into two categories: portraits and urban landscapes. Of the portraits, both posed and spontaneous, surely the more prominent are those of artists, socialites and…