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Buffaloes on zebra crossings - The Gurgaon story

Buffaloes on zebra crossings - The Gurgaon story

Our documentary film was first shown as part of an exhibition & seminar ‘What makes India urban?’ at AEDES Am Pfefferberg, Berlin, a gallery that focuses on architecture. In less than two decades, the rural landscape of Gurgaon has taken on an urban identity. Yet, without a shared vocabulary for spaces, zebra crossings are “peopled” by buffaloes and busy mall roads have “herds” of shoppers making suicidal attempts to criss-cross a sea of racing vehicles.
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1 minute read | 158 words


#photography, #photo-features, #featured, #urbanization, #what makes india urban

Dispatches from the border

Dispatches from the border

A two and a half hour flight followed by a one hour helicopter ride, leading on to 17 hours in a taxi, is a long way off from Delhi. And here I am sitting by a mist-covered lake at an altitude of over 4,000 meters and talking to Ling Tung Tsiring who lives here and tends to ‘Chomus’. Click on any image to view an enlarged image gallery A ‘Chomu’ is a cross between a Yak and a bull, he tells me.
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4 minute read | 722 words


#photography, #photo-features, #travel, #featured, #north-east india, #arunachal pradesh


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