Photo Essays

Imagined Homeland

Imagined Homeland

By Sharbendu De 0

The Lisu tribe of Arunachal Pradesh are refugees in their own land. Sharbendu De documents their lives, marked by incredible hardship and amazing grace

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The Waste Land

The Waste Land

By Sreedeep 0

The structures of one of imperia’s grandest industries—Bengal’s jute mills and manors— now lie abandoned. But the site remains grand in its splendid desolation, finds Sreedeep

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I’ll Be Looking at the Moon

I’ll Be Looking at the Moon

By Harikrishna Katragadda 0

Ways of seeing one’s lover, the desire and heartache of looking for the elusive other. Images from a photobook by Harikrishna Katragadda

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Stages of Desire

Stages of Desire

By Udit Kulshrestha 0

At Bihar’s Sonepur Mela, thousands of villagers trade in cattle, and scores of urban “nautch girls” peddle desire. Udit Kulshrestha documents the negotiations

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Love in Bombay

Love in Bombay

By Anurag Banerjee 1

With few public spaces—and considerable public reproachfulness—Bombay is an unlikely haven for lovers. Anurag Banerjee shares some city secrets

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Nomad’s Land

Nomad’s Land

By Sankar Sridhar 0

The ground beneath their feet is shifting—literally and metaphorically. Sankar Sridhar documents the changing lives of the Bakarwal community of Kashmir

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The Palaces of Memory

The Palaces of Memory

By Stuart Freedman 2

An iconic café in Delhi seems emblematic of an idea that appears to be fading. But for photographer Stuart Freedman the coffee house as an institution remains relevant even in unsentimental new India

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The Way We Are

The Way We Are

By Prashant Panjiar 2

Footnotes to a career in photojournalism. Prashant Panjiar captures the everyday and the unusual in an incidental documentation of “being Indian”

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The Mahatma’s Shadow

The Mahatma’s Shadow

By Kanu Gandhi 0

Kanu Gandhi shot some of the most iconic images that exist of his famous relative. A recent book by the Nazar Foundation aims to give the photographer his posthumous due

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Frost at Midnight

Frost at Midnight

by Abhijeet Singh 0

Abhijeet Singh shoots the Himalayas in their starlit glory

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