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Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai
March 27, 2019

Every day, passers-by and tourists at the Gateway of India have their picture ‘professionally’ taken as they pose near the monument, or in front of the landmark Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai. Four individuals, who have been immortalised by the persistent lensmen of this historic area, reveal to Shruti Sunderraman how those moments in front of the camera — and the images themselves — deepened their connection to the metropolis
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Churchgate railway station, the southernmost terminus on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

Queer Haunts Of The ’90s

Photographs by Mallika Chandra

Carefully navigating conservative social norms to avoid being outed, ostracised or questioned by the authorities, men who belong to marginalised LGBTQIA+ groups cultivated safe spaces for their interactions in the ’90s.
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Shadow House, Alibaug
January 28, 2019

Award-winning architect and furniture designer Samira Rathod’s work has a largely contemporary vibe, and she’s most known for transforming residential spaces.
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Nandita Raman

An Oddly Stirring Photo Essay Of The Now Obsolete Film Equipment Of Yesteryear

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph courtesy © Nandita Raman and sepiaEYE

As we move towards a cinematic virtual reality of holograms, simulations and multidimensional motion pictures, Nandita Raman creates a visual aide-memoire of the objects, equipment and spaces which once had a place in the film industry. Verve chances upon the inspiration that led her to document these reminders of the past in her series, Do Not Forget Me
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Vincent Dolman, London-based Photographer, Holding Hands
September 25, 2018

A Show Of Hands

Photographs by Vincent Dolman

What intrigues London-based photographer Vincent Dolman the most about India, is the way men express their comfort with one another by walking hand-in-hand. Explaining why he loves this male gesture that is rarely seen in his homeland in England, the lensman shares images from his series Holding Hands
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Komail Aijazuddin
August 23, 2018

In the fourth and final part of our series spotlighting the works of Pakistani artists, Komail Aijazuddin talks about traversing the themes of religious art and trying to expand its confines
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