Posts by: Gaatha

Duel life of a war dancer

Duel life of a war dancer

Mask, a noun suggesting something put on to change or hide identity, to get out of ones or into another…
pashm

pashm

At 5:30 am in the morning, 15100 feet above the sea level he's rushed, separating his Pashmina goats ready for…
Two lovers and butter tea

Two lovers and butter tea

He loved her. She right back at him. They lived in the hills amidst vast expanses of empty lands. Their…
Gamocha from Assam

Gamocha from Assam

Nestled among wetlands, rice fields, lush greenery and river banks; Barama Block in Baksa District, Assam, lies about 70 kms…
Channapatna

Channapatna

The floor is surfaced with sharp wood splinters and sawdust. Unlike other work-sheds, afternoons here are swift & hasty and…
The Silk Village: Sualkuchi

The Silk Village: Sualkuchi

What do you call a sleepy village in Assam, where the entire population weaves magic with silk? “Silk-haven”, “Manchester of…
Cotton Weaves of Orissa

Cotton Weaves of Orissa

In early 16th century when Vaishnav cult was flourishing, a group of weavers from Bengal migrated to Orissa with Chaitnya…
Photoloomic ~ Baluchari

Photoloomic ~ Baluchari

Mankind has always been inspired by images as visual references. Since the time we lived in caves a primal desire…
Mediya

Mediya

Lying in the western frontiers of India, the Gujarat province with its 1600 km long coastline has been the centre…
Dhokra

Dhokra

“If an image has to be made, it must be made of wax first” Vishnusamhita, 5th century AD. Under clouds…
Mother’s love

Mother’s love

On a winter afternoon in the Himalayas, whether it is the foothills of Uttarakhand or the sublime valleys in the…
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