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Best in Show* Karan Vaid’s quirky look at Dog Culture in India, Past & Present

Karan Vaid's ongoing project Best in Show captures Indian dog culture in two parts. Part 1 is a quirky look at the modern Indian dog shows: doting owners, tear-jerking moments and mysterious paraphernalia. From Patiala to Palakkad, Karan photographs what would be best described as a dog mela; brooches and spike collars, bronze plated participation medals, grooming aids and an awful ... Continue reading ›

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BlowUp Showcase : A conversation with Scotland-based visual artist Arpita Shah on the notion of home, diaspora and cultural identity.

    Arpita Shah is a visual artist, who is one of many excellent contributing artists, to this year's BlowUp! at the 10th Angkor Photo Festival. As a South Asian photographer based Scotland her work very often points a lens at the Asian diaspora, exploring notions of home and cultural displacement. Blindboys.org caught up with Arpita and asked her what motivates her ... Continue reading ›

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Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops turns 10: An interview with Françoise Callier

  Angkor Photo Festival has long been an open salon for Asian photographers. The free workshops at the festival are more than just a stepping stones for emerging photographers from the region, they have inspired and stimulated the practice of many. On one such meeting in 2008; an angst ridden conversation at Laundry Bar on the lack of space for ... Continue reading ›