Zameen Asmaan Ka Farq
Jugaad / Of Intimacy and Love
- working title/s, ongoing -
Zameen / Jugaad
documents the intersections of homosocial culture, friendship and love between men in India through photographs and texts.
Since 2017 I have collaborated with individuals of wide range of backgrounds and identities in these territories, both photographing and recording over 100 conversations, in nine languages:
West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala.
Featured in British Journal of Photography
by Diane Smyth, the work was awarded 'Juror's Pick' in LensCulture's Art Photography Awards
, and won the 2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography
Assistants: Sohel Khondekar, Mubeen Siddiqui, Jaideep Kshirsagar, Rohan Mathews.
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