Sabeena Gadihoke

Sabeena Gadihoke, Delhi: Uncovering Histories: Stories from Official and Unofficial: Photographic Archive. Cultural study project.

Sabeena_2006-07_5A research study to map out cultural histories of photography of India in the first three decades of independence. A ubiquitous visual form, photographs are found everywhere but often make no sense unless they are a part of other narratives. This project sought to investigate the tensions, overlaps and connections between three different kinds of photographic collections that included an official archive and two archives of the ‘every-day’, a personal family album and the collection of a well known studio in Delhi.It continues to be a work in progress towards a dissertation and an eventual book.

Status: Ongoing

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