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Swastik Pal | My Uncle Tukka

When I was seven, my uncle was in his late twenties. Today I am twenty and he in his late forties; it’s been a long journey of twenty years. This project, if at all I can call it a project is a tribute to my uncle. This is a very personal project.

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Sankar Sarkar | Facing One’s Own

The picture reflects the dialogue with my mother through my camera. Camera is a tool for me in opening up a dialogue with my mother. My mother and I used to belong at different poles. She was trafficked to Sethbagan from Malkangiri in the state of Orissa where I was born. She had to become a sex worker.

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Bijoy Chowdhury | Revolt against SEZ

Singur and Nandigram are two villages situated in one of India’s most remarkable States. Totally dependent on agriculture, these two villages have recently fought against the Government, which threatens to snatch their only means of survival – fertile land.

Joerg Boethling (Narmada)
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Joerg Boethling | Narmada

The construction of large dams in the Narmada valley is a big ecological disaster as many forests and fertile agricultural land mainly of the indian tribals (Adivasi) will be submerged and people displaced.

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PRIVATE 43 | Other side India

Whenever people talk about ‘Indian photography’ it obviously leads to a debate and discussion about how appropriate it is to term it as ‘Indian photography’ rather than ‘photography in India’. The question is: to what extent has photography in India been Indianized?

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