photography

Of laughter and reclaiming

A review of Bani Abidi’s 'They Died Laughing', at Gropius Bau, Berlin, 6 June – 22 September 2019, curated by Natasha Ginwala.

| Sep 12, 2019

Reframing the Dalit experience

A new photobook on Dalits in Nepal brings out previously unheard voices and unseen visions.

| Aug 22, 2019

Scoping the bigger picture

A photography festival in Dhaka seeks new answers to the erosion of public freedoms.

| Apr 10, 2019

Displaying defiance

Photo Kathmandu 2018 provided a much-needed snapshot of the history of feminist movement in Nepal.

| Dec 21, 2018

The Southasian conversation: Arts on the streets

Conversations with a Maldivian photographer and an Afghan artist.

| Dec 10, 2018

Shahidul Alam: Lessons in unlearning

The eye that challenged the status quo.

| Oct 12, 2018

Pretty lakes, gritty outliers

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

| Aug 06, 2018

Now the loyal are being butchered

Caught in a crossfire, a poet from Kashmir loses 30 years of his work.

| May 02, 2018

For no reason at all

An artist and his exploration of Nepal.

| Nov 10, 2015

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