Weak Embrace - Witnessing Emptiness Turn Into Joy

Weak Embrace - Witnessing Emptiness Turn Into Joy

From 2009 to the present day, I documented many weddings and families but little did I know that in another part of my country there was Abhi questioning why he wasn't picked up for adoption, what was wrong with him and whether he didn't deserve to have a fresh start at being part of a new family? My visual records of several new families being formed paled in front of the longings of a child... So why do we do what we do? As creatives, do we make art for a particular gain or to get a certain kind of return on our investment?

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Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 3

Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 3

If there was a concept through which I could describe Patna, it wold be the concept of cleansing. An all too familiar line of thought considering the vernacular of our present government. But what does make a country if not for it's people and how they spend their days? So there it is. Cleaning of the streets to a lack thereof. A cleanup of corruption and a lack thereof. An attempt at cleansing of the soul from sins in the Ganges to failure thereof. Well, what do you want to clean today?

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Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 2

Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 2

So I was wondering, what value does experiences make? Those of us who grew up in India know the number of times that we've been tutored about us being an agrarian country. But for a person living in an A-Level city what does that even mean? Enter Bihar.

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Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 1

Venturing into Bihar with my X-Pro2 - Part 1

In March 2017, I went to Bihar on assignment for an NGO. Looking at these images, my mind remembers seeing more bovines there than humans. No really. And about the fertile land. Hard working farmers.. But also the idiosyncratic nature of the landscape seemingly seeping into the hearts of some...

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