Maids today are an integral part of the modern Indian household. With surging incomes, crunch of time and a daily routine, their services are highly sought after.
Photographers Archives: Natisha Mallick
Natisha Mallick (www.natishamallick.wordpress.com) b. 1988, India. Natisha is a software engineer by education and a strong believer in the visual medium. Her photography career started in 2011 with an internship at Agence France Presse (AFP) in New Delhi; later she was awarded with Oslo University College Grant in 2012, which followed with a scholarship workshop at the 8th Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Her long- term project “Living at the Edge of Life” has gained honorable mentions internationally at the Photocrati Fund in 2013.
She is also one of the recipients’ of the Neel Dongre Award for excellence in Photography in association with India Photo Archive Foundation (2013-14); where she worked on a series: “Maids of Gurgaon” as part of a group show “Millennium Dreams.”
Natisha wants to concentrate on the stories of social relevance and hopes that her images contribute to the enhancement of public awareness of unbalanced situations.