About that “Evil Orientalist”…

How to describe Waswo X. Waswo and his work?  Kavita Singh perhaps does it best.  An excerpt of the catalogue essay for Waswo’s exhibition in Gallery Espace in 2012. Go to http://www.mattersofart.net/feature-details.aspx?mpgid=3&pgid=3&fid=21 for the full essay. WASWO X. WASWO: A SONG OF LOVE AND LONGING April 20, 2012 Twelve years ago, the American photographer and poet Richard John Waswo moved to India. Two years after the move, he … Continue reading About that “Evil Orientalist”…

Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists of the IPA Street Photography Asia Award 2013 !  It is exciting to see so many Indian photographers AND Indian images celebrated! At Pondy ART we hope those images TAKEN  ON THE STREET by photographers will somehow get SHOWN ON THE STREET, so everyone, including the subjects, get a chance to see that the ordinary can also be considered extraordinary. … Continue reading Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary