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Picture of India: Public Places, Private Spaces

2007

India: Public Places, Private Spaces

Contemporary Photography and Video Art (Published in association with The Newark Museum)


Edited by:  Gayatri Sinha, Paul Sternberger

Price:   Rs 975 (INR) / $30 (USD)
Binding:   Softcover  
Specifications:   164 pages, 130 illustrations  
ISBN:   978-81-85026-82-4  
Dimensions:   280 x 216 mm

    For 25 years a swirling mix of voices from India’s past and present has shaped Indian photography and video art. The artists’ gaze has been fixed on India’s lives, revealing, interpreting and influencing the staid, chaotic, monochrome and colourful dimensions of a country of over one billion people. All the artists represented provide rich insight into the dynamics shaping the contemporary Indian psyche and landscape.

     

    Director's Statement by Mary Sue Sweeney Price

    Foreword by Suketu Mehta

    ESSAYS
    New Forms
    Barbara London

    Pursuit of Dreams: Contemporary Contexts in Photography and Video Art in India
    Gayatri Sinha

    Clouding the Mirror: Trends in Recent Indian Photography and Video
    Paul Sternberger

    CATALOGUE
    Street Photography and a Social Imperative

    The Collision of Public and Private

    Playing Inside: Photography, Video and Personal Identity

    Where is the Border? The Diasporic Experience

    APPENDICES
    Checklist of Works
    Artist Profiles
    Select Bibliography

    The Advisory Committee for INDIA: Public Places, Private Spaces
    Trustees of The Newark Museum Association 2007 and The Newark Museum Advisory Council 2007