Archive for April, 2010

Anokhi, a brand that has worked for over 30 years to revive Rajashthan’s traditional techniques of block printing. Created by Faith Singh and J.P.`John’ Singh and now run by their son Pritam Singh, they develop products in specialised areas such as appliqué, embroidery, patchwork and bead work, which now constitutes a significant part of their […]

I was arrested by the images. The colors and the contrast, the photography, the choice of Indian classical dancers as models, the old world feel and a body language of so much comfort, like we chanced upon two friends enjoying a quiet afternoon and kept watching them because it was poetic. I am happy to […]

I came across Travelling Tent Cinemas last year when it was mentioned on the list of IFA grants. Found links on the web which led to a series of images that brimmed with drama, atmosphere and a story worth telling. Presenting a few images from the series and a conversation with photographer Amit Madheshiya.

The Dastkar Haat Samiti organises crafts bazaars all over India. It has, over the last ten years, documented crafts and handloom textiles produced all over India, and created maps for each state. Here are a few of them. > The Maps are available for sale at the Dilli Dastkari Samiti’s shop in Khan Market, Delhi. […]