articles by Matthieu Foss

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French photography festival Tisseurs d'Images explores complex representations of contemporary India

For its third edition, the festival Tisseurs d'Images (translates as 'Image Weavers') is presenting a selection of works by 14 photographers from India and France, all having India as their main subject.

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Hampi, of Gods and Kings: Bharath Ramamrutham's book reveals new facets of heritage city

Hampi, of Gods and Kings captures the holy essence of the city's majestic settings which have inspired builders, visionaries and pilgrims for centuries

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Artist-photographer Kaamna Patel's travel log is a window to the world

Kaamna Patel is a visual artist and photographer currently based in Mumbai. Her Instagram feed spans several countries and cultures.

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Nature's contours converge with man-made lines in architect Pranav Naik's photos

From pipe-ends that resemble bubbles to paan-stained metal sheets that have an odd beauty, scrolling through Pranav Naik's Instagram feed is an illuminating exercise

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Bindi Sheth's photographs revel in subtle details, clever perspective arrangements

Bindi Sheth's Instagram feed is a reflection of her philosophy: That the complexities of an image lie in the quietness of its visual soul

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Meanwhile on Instagram: From Chirodeep Chaudhuri's eclectic and unusual travel diary

Chirodeep Chaudhuri engages with the modern and the vernacular during his travels and commutes, shedding a humorous light on everyday situations

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Aishwarya Arumbakkam's photos traverse between dream and reality

Haunting and seductive, Aishwarya Arumbakkam's black and white photographs are intimate testimonies of dreamlike textures, details and horizons.

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Hoardergurl is an off-beat chronicler of things past

Switzerland-based Hoardergurl's feed is a walk down memory lane, turning faded decrepit sightings into sexy, rock and roll visuals, with clever use of photo-montage and sometimes, expired film.

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FotoFest 2018: Glimpses of culture, domesticity from the largest display of Indian photography in the US

At this year's edition of FotoFest, there was a series which juxtaposed Native Americans with Indians settled in America | #FirstCulture

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FotoFest 2018, the largest display of Indian photography in the US, comments on culture, conflict

The INDIA/ Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art exhibition at this year's FotoFest addresses caste, migration and other issues | #FirstCulture

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Studio, online mag Loverand.co's feed points to what's trending

LOVER Online is a lifestyle magazine and studio focused on contemporary design, visual arts, sustainability, food and culture

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JaipurPhoto 2018: A glimpse into the work of Mr Chand, an Ajmer-based artist-photographer from the 60s

At this year's edition of JaipurPhoto, Christophe Prebois gave a glimpse into the work of Mr Chand, a photographer who was inventive | #FirstCulture

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JaipurPhoto 2018: Terje Abusdal blends the eerie and humane in Slash & Burn, a project on the Forest Finns

Terje Abusdal's project Slash & Burn, which was displayed at JaipurPhoto this year, is a study of the magic and mystery of the Forest Finns | #FirstCulture

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JaipurPhoto 2018: Soham Gupta chronicles Kolkata's forgotten hermits, wanderers

Photographer Soham Gupta shines a light on Kolkata's often forgotten hermits and wanderers

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JaipurPhoto 2018: Asmita Parelkar's Giraffe Behind The Door looks at how zoos replicate nature

Giraffe Behind The Door is based on photographer Asmita Parelkar's observation of wild animals in captivity. Parelkar's series, currently on display at JaipurPhoto 2018, examines how zoos create the illusion that visitors are seeing animals in their natural habitat | #FirstCulturePhotos

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Doors of Mumbai is a window into Mumbai's eclectic architecture

Kuber Shah's 'Doors Of Mumbai' is a photography project about the city of Mumbai and it's eclectic architecture.

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Scroll through the eclectic imagery of @mistersamuelf

@mistersamuelf's is an eclectic Instagram account inspired by fashion, art, history, film, and the irony of everyday encounters

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Get up close with @blackbraille's 'charcoal-dyed world'

On Instagram, @blackbraille takes us on a journey through landscapes of black and white haze, and mysterious portraits

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Meanwhile on Instagram: Photographer Ronny Sen trains his lens on urban crows

Kolkata-based photographer Ronny Sen has a special affinity with city crows

India

Portrait of a Nation, A Nation in Portraits: History of India, photography chronicled in new exhibition

Portrait of a Nation, A Nation in Portraits, tells multiple tales — tales that chronicle not only the history of a country but also the history of photography itself