Jhandewalan: The Flag Makers

Srishti Bhardwaj captures the flag makers and the spirit of commerce in this season of patriotism As India celebrates its 70th year of independence, the markets are filled with the national flag for sale. This... Read More...

Documenting A Lost Craft From Lucknow

Taha Ahmad’s photographs of the life of artisans behind the fast eroding art of mukaish badla Lucknow, the erstwhile cradle of art and literature in Northern India has a lot to offer and documentary photogra... Read More...

The Man Who Is Obsessed With Cameras

Aditya Arya has spent his life collecting and documenting the evolution of photo cameras, writes Suyashi Smridhi When people bring down forgotten dusty albums tucked away in a corner, they realise how importan... Read More...

What makes a selfie “good”?

Lessons from Japanese artist Izumi Miyazaki No camera angle magic, no flawless porcelain-like skin, and not even a hint of a smile – the selfies that Izumi Miyazaki takes often shows her looking unflatteringly... Read More...

Stories of Kashmir’s Women

Majid Maqbool spoke to Freny Manecksha about her new book that focuses on the women of the valley and their struggles to cope with life in a place that is constantly at war Freny Manecksha first visited Kashmi... Read More...

The Partition Museum Project

It is a place of collective memory, where broken fragments come together to narrate the history of the Indian subcontinent through objects and memories, writes Suyashi Smridhi “According to the Hindus, the Mus... Read More...

O Henry In Indian Cinema

Pankaj Sachdeva on how the American story teller shaped Bollywood William Sydney Porter was an American short-story writer. He is better known by his pen name O. Henry. His stories touch an array of themes, su... Read More...

Making Their Own Vinyl: Amarrass Records

Manan Kapoor on the only record label that is reviving Vinyl production in India In 1983, the Mumbai based HMV record label shut down and with it, the production of vinyl stopped in India. After almost three d... Read More...

Portraits of Indian Gorkhas

Manish Sharma, tries to connect with and decipher his Nepalese roots by photographing people from the same cultural background as him. Right now; I oscillate, From one point to another. Swirling and flowing... Read More...

The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the southern ... Read More...

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian government through #NotInMyName Sparks flew and we were silent. Promises were crushed and we sto... Read More...