Girls playing on the streets at the Bangladeshi colony in Seemapuri, Delhi Uttar Pradesh border, This is from my three year Workshop on documentary photography as part of WPPH workshop series In Asia which held in 2001-2003
Shot in 1995 at Yadagiriguda temple premises, a beggar whose shadow bears an amazing resemblance to Gandhi’s silhouette. from the series ‘SHORTENING SHADOW OF A SAINT-01’
B&W 40 X 26 inches PHOTOGRAPHIC PIGMENT PRINT ON IMPORTED Canvas 1/6
and editions on Paper. Black & White film scanned and printed in 2010 for the curated show titled ” Who has seen Gandhi ?” in Bangalore
A shy tribal girl hiding away from my camera, Attapadi, Palakkad, Kerala. 1993-
During our visits we come across so many such incidents. But nobody given them any attention or come forward to save their children.
Today the reports says the number of infants who lost their lives due to malnutrition in Attappadi in recent months has gone up to 32. Malnutrition and being underweight was stated to be the reason for the infant’s death. As far I know Such incidents being reported from Attapadi from past. The tribals been exploited and mislead for long. Why today Attapadi get enough attention and for what?
Attappadi is an extensive mountain valley at the headwaters of the Bhavani River nestled below the Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats. It is bordered to the east by Coimbatore district in Tamilnadu, on the north by the Nilgiris, south by the Palghat taluk
was in Hyderabad doing masters, i use to admire with the landscape i lived in 1993-95. It is shocking more me when i visited Hyderbad in 2008. The beauty of the landscape is ruined and start bulldozing the terrain for MNC and building projects….