Articles by Manik Sharma
Nov 07, 2018
Lens on history: Praveen Jain on capturing milestone events in India through a 37-year career“I still hear the voices of the victims in my head,” says photojournalist Praveen Jain, of shooting photographs of the Hashimpura massacre
Nov 05, 2018
Gazing at Reality: Contemplating Basist Kumar’s landscapes in the time of Delhi’s smogBasist Kumar’s love for nature, rather than landscape in general, he says is born out of a need to create experiences and not things that represent them.
Nov 01, 2018
Udayan Mukherjee's Dark Circles is a rewarding read, which soars in its exploration of mental healthIn a way, Udayan Mukherjee's Dark Circles feels like a book of memory, where its travels into the past fittingly reveal something much greater about human emotion, or what it conceals, in the shade of unasked questions.
Oct 31, 2018
Photojournalist TS Satyan's work gets new lease of life with Bengaluru MAP's digital archiveA collection of photographs captured by one of India’s first photojournalists, TS Satyan, has been brought online by the Bengaluru-based Museum of Art and Photography (MAP), giving Satyan’s work a new lease of life.
Oct 25, 2018
Udayan Mukherjee on his debut novel Dark Circles, and why he may never return to television studiosThe joy of imagining a world and writing about it can never be compared to the career I had in journalism, says Udayan Mukherjee
Oct 22, 2018
Fatima Bhutto on her new novel The Runaways, identity, and her love for KarachiFatima Bhutto’s second novel, The Runaways, brings together three lives from distant corners of the world, each ravaged by violence and grief in different ways.
Oct 17, 2018
Anita Nair on her new book Eating Wasps, finding her characters, and writing different genresAnita Nair talks about writing different genres, finding voices of her characters, the expectations of her readers and what's next on her table.
Oct 16, 2018
Bangladeshi photographer Manir Mrittik offers a surreal perspective on everyday ordinarinessBangladeshi photographer Manir Mrittik’s series ‘In the Realm of Ambivalence’ offers both surrealism and alternate perspectives on things like love and most crucially, the arts themselves.
Oct 09, 2018
2018 Kundiman Poetry Prize winner Rohan Chhetri: A book-length poem is something I want to doRohan Chhetri talks to us about moving to the US to work on his craft, his idea of poetry, and what it means to a poet to win awards
Oct 08, 2018
Ketaki Sheth's Photo Studio project collates images of defunct, struggling Indian studiosSeasoned photographer Ketaki Sheth’s latest project Photo Studio brings together an array of photographs of defunct or struggling studios from across the country, and in doing so she gives them a new life, most crucially, one separate from history.