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  1. Cafe Dao

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    Thai Truang Dao is a 92 years old Vietnamese, living in Hoi An with his wife, Thai Mo Ba. He established Cafe Dao in the mid forties, before the battle of Dien Bien Phu and much before the Vietnam…

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    • Hilltribes In The Mist

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      Documenting The Hilltribes of North Western Vietnam In Sa Pa And Bac Ha. Still Photographs Made With Leica M9, Canon 5D Mark II & Fuji X Pro-1. Audio Recorded On Tascam DR-40. Alien Skin Software.

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      • The Rickshaw Wallahs of Kolkata

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        The Rickshaw Wallahs of Kolkata is an audio slideshow of B&W stills of rickshaw pullers and ambient audio recorded in the streets of Kolkata...including some narrative by the pullers themselves.

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        • The Fishermen of Punnapra

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          Fishing is one of the main sources of income in Kerala, and the fishing communities can be found along its beaches and backwaters. This short audio slideshow features the arrival of the fishing boats…

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          • White Shadows

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            White Shadows is a photo-essay of the widows of Vrindavan. It is here, in the sacred and holy city of Vrindavan, that a segment of impoverished Indian widows find refuge after the death of their husbands.…

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            • The Vedic Disciples

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              A combination of stills and a movie clip made at an ancient Vedic 'gurukul' (or training/boarding school very similar to the Buddhist monasteries for novitiates, or a Muslim madrasa) in…

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              • Milongas...The Seduction of Tango

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                Whilst teaching at the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Buenos Aires in July 2011, I photographed at various milongas (tango halls, for lack of better description), and documented some of this…

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                • The Sacred & The Profane: The Veneration of Gharib Nawaz

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                  The 'ecosystem' feeding off the shrine of the Sufi saint Moin'Uddin Chisti in Ajmer (Rajasthan) consists of pious pilgrims, vagabonds and charlatans, sightseers, mendicants and beggars,…

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                  • The Art Of Kathakali

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                    This "photo-film" is made of photographs and ambient audio made during my The Oracles of Kerala Photo Expedition-Workshop in March 2012. Kathakali is one of the oldest theatre forms in…

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                    • The Cult of Durga

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                      Durga Puja is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. It's the most important religious and social event in Kolkata. It involves a series of…

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                      • The Possessed of Hazrat Ali Mira Datar

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                        The exorcisms and trances by Muslim and Hindu devotees at the shrine of Sufi saint Hazrat Ali Mira Datar in the village of Unawa, Gujarat. A combination of black & white still photographs and…

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                        • Vrindavan In Monochrome

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                          Vrindavan is one of India's most holy cities, and is closely associated with Krishna. These monochromatic photographs were made during the Holi festival, whose epicenter is Vrindavan. Departing…

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