Questions, conversations and photographs. I don’t know how many of you are still using Constellation Cafe as a jumping point to conversations about photography, cinema and art but if you ever want to have a more direct conversation that is easier than going through long form writing, just buzz me on Instagram. I am also […]Read more "Instagram – Live Conversation @maharajapatiala"
I met Renato D’Agostin in his Brooklyn studio on a cold autumn evening. His studio very much like his work is stark white, minimalistic and beautifully efficient. Originally from Italy, Renato has been in New York for more than eight years, working solely in monochromatic film and darkroom prints. What really amazed me about him is how he […]Read more "CC Conversations : Renato D’Agostin"
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"
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"
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"
Happy New Year!! 2014 has been a brilliant last year and so much yet to come. This post is mostly going to be a recap of the last year and a hint on the amazing things to come soon this year. Firstly this has been a great year in terms of just getting to understand how […]Read more "Leading On To 2015"
I was introduced to Ara’s work in a workshop at ICP and to say I was impressed would be a understatement. His work has character and intimacy which is rarely seen in photojournalism. And so I requested him to spend some time with me in a interview to discuss his book “Father Land”. For those […]Read more "Saturday Night Conversations : Ara Oshagan"
This has been a exciting week. Firstly I was introduced to the work of Armenian Photographer – Ara Oshagan who I interviewed today in the ICP Library, discussing more about his work, motives and the craft behind it all. Ara is the photographer behind the book “Father Land”. Stunningly intimate, spontaneous and emotional, this work […]Read more "Notes For The Week : Fatherland & Exiles"
Its been a hectic week here in New York and its Sunday late night here as I’m trying to clear my mind to write a paper for my art history class. But as I have no real ideas at the time, I thought I’ll just warm up by updating you with some new information about […]Read more "Sunday Night Notes : Rodriguez & Shulman"