photo essay

Pretty lakes, gritty outliers

A photo essay on the changing geographies of Calcutta’s face.

| Aug 06, 2018

Before Democracy

Images of a country under the junta

| Jun 01, 2016

An everyday race

The lives of syces – the stable grooms – at a racecourse in Bangalore.

| Nov 19, 2014

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