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Photo Essay

Photo essay
June 26, 2020

Unplugged

Photographed by Mallika Chandra

Focusing on the devices that are at the end of their life cycles, Verve highlights the pressing need to properly dispose of our mounting piles of electronic relics
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Into the Heartland

Text by Shalini Singh

As days of isolation stretch ahead of us in a locked-down world during the pandemic and we remain bound indoors, travel writing takes on its age-old task of memory-making. Award-winning journalist Shalini Singh — who’s covered the better part of the country and the globe to break stories on climate change, development and its effects on our environment — reminisces on the spiritual nature of her work and how being out on the field is actually a journey within
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Photographer Aaran Patel shares glimpses of the city as seen from his window in Mumbai. His portraits of essential service workers in action are reminders that even in standstill, a city needs its heroes.
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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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Ayesha Sultana, Tabula Rasa II, 2014, wood
August 22, 2018

Working across a range of mediums such as sound art, drawing and photography, she mulls over the relationships between different spaces, objects, materials and landscapes
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Grinding
August 07, 2017

Delve Into The Tale Of Classic Coffees

Images courtesy of: StylishByNature and Golden Wood

Homegrown in estates around Sakleshpur and Chickmagalur, we trace the journey of coffee from being a bean to making it to your cup
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