If I can be very honest, Indian photobooks are not very good. There are of course a few exceptional ones (just a handful), some of them which have been previously featured on the blog but the majority falls into the category of ignorable. And thats why it brings me so much pleasure to present to you […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Balika Mela"
I’ve been a fan of Rinko Kawauchi for the longest time. Its easy to love her work, its subtlety, rhythmic flows and delicate compositions. As an artist she has been the most brilliant in playful in all of her work but with her new book “Light and Shadow” she does something new which merges the […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Light & Shadow"
I came across Peggy’s work through a instructor at ICP and I was immediately taken by the softness of the mood in her portraits. I spent some time talking to her about the project “Morning Dip” and her upcoming exhibition at Fotografiska, Sweden. Q. Do you consider yourself as a portrait photographer? I don’t necessarily consider […]Read more "CC Conversations : Peggy Anderson"
In 2013 almost everyone was discussing how Instagram is changing the way we produce and consume photography. Since then the conversation has changed to discuss how the medium could be used in a new way to tell stories and promote projects which involve the community. ICP recently had a talk on the same topic which I […]Read more "Social Media – Action Oriented Projects"
If I were to count, there are only a handful of books worthy of your time to come out of Indian photography scene, some of them I’ve written about earlier (A Way Into India, Sent A Letter). And with Sohrab Hura’s new book, we have another one added to the list. Self published under the […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Life Is Elsewhere"
Looking back at the work I’ve been making, most of it revolves around the exploration of loss. Its been a central thread in almost all work made and for my exhibit (which is still on in ICP if you’re in NYC) I made a zine which deals with loss and how we cope with not […]Read more "Last Seen – Print & Online"
Making a book about one’s personal experiences is a extremely difficult task. Its quite easy for one to move into cliched spaces or rather visual content which is obliviously unresolved. Personally I’ve dealt with it and am still working to refine my work when it comes to personal stories. Now I never really sought to […]Read more "Constellation Cafe Books : Diary Sentimental Journey"