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...

You Have to See Charli XCX’s Boys Video

This crush-anthem has a video that subverts the male-gaze deliberately and we love it, writes Neha Pant Ever since it was released four days ago, U.K. bases singer, Charli XCX’s self-directed video for her son... 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...

The Chester Bennington Playlist

sbcltr lists down some of Bennington's favourite songs When news broke out that Chester Bennington killed himself, it sent shock-waves across the world. It also highlighted the fact that success was no guarant... 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...

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...