Tasveer Ghar presents the following image essays contributed by many young as well as seasoned scholars. Some essays are the work of Tasveer Ghar fellows of 2007 and 2008 who focused on the theme Gender, Nation and the Everyday Spaces, as well as Kaleidoscopic Sites and Sights: The Printed Visual Culture/s of Religious Pluralism. Some recent essays posted in 2010 have been commissioned from distinguished scholars across the world who were invited to comment upon the Priya Paul collection. You can click on the image banner or the titles of the essays to see them. You can also sort them by authors name, title, or subject matter.
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Essays from the South Asian Visual Culture Series at SavifaDok, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg
Sumathi Ramaswamy: When a Language Becomes a Mother/Goddess: An Image Essay on Tamil, 2008
Roos Gerritsen: Cine-Addictions: Image Trails Running from the Intimate Sphere to the Public Eye, 2008
Kajri Jain: Archive, Repertoire or Warehouse? Producers of Indian Popular Images as Stakeholders in a Virtual Database, 2008