RITUALISM

Temple festivals are and have always been, the backbone of Kerala’s popular culture. They are the culmination of the people’s involvement with faith and entertainment, often intertwined with theater, music, folk-art, ritualistic art, and several classical art forms. Vibin Balakrishnan’s work meticulously documents the deep-rooted relationship of the common man with ritualistic practices. His work…

ART RETURNS _ “Faces in the Forest”

PhotoMuse presents an ongoing series of documentary exhibitions whereby pictures and portraits of Indian communities are shared with the same indigenous participants. ART RETURNS Program emphasizes the need and necessity of socially relevant documentary photography for the preservation of our cultural heritage. VenueAnappantham Tribal Colony, Vellikulangara Reserve Forest, ThrissurDate2018 June 2Entry

PERSONA

Richard Avedon said “My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.” So, pictures of people speak about people on both sides of the camera. The question is who is best represented – the sitter, the photographer or both? Obviously, all depends on who is shooting and who is being…