Madras, 1965. The living room of my grandparents’ home had two walls adorned with photographs, one facing the other. On one, there was the family, our family, the various momentous events of sons and daughters, graduations, weddings, and births. The story of three generations told through milestones unfolded before our
It is no longer the extraordinariness of the image, but rather its familiarity that lends credibility to the representation of how these immigrant women have made new lives in the city. "Migrant Mother", California, 1936. Wikicommons/ Dorothea Lange. In a world where the selfie has become ubiquitous and where images
Rarely a week goes by when issues around photography are not in the news. This week, the photographs on Facebook of handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian detainees posted by an ex-Israeli soldier unleashed shockwaves. A few weeks ago, Time magazine's cover of the Afghan woman stirred up debates that are ongoing.