Please Note! Change of Date to Thursday, 16 April 2015 Follow this link for full details: Are Portraits Good to Think? Reflections of Tamil Studio Portraiture. Advertisements Continue reading Are Portraits Good to Think? Reflections of Tamil Studio Portraiture
“Are Portraits Good to Think? Reflections of Tamil Studio Portraiture” Dr. Zoe E. Headley, IFP-CEIAS/CNRS CHANGE OF DATE: 16th April 2015 (Thursday) at 11.00 am IFP Talk Series Nehru Conference Hall ,French Institute of Pondicherry 11, Saint Louis Street,Pondicherry 605 001 Following up with the on-going exhibition Heritage of the Family: Tamil Studio Portraiture (1880 – 1980), the purpose of this talk is to explore the … Continue reading Are Portraits Good to Think? Reflections of Tamil Studio Portraiture
Rewind to family photographs before the selfie era: Pout, pose, click and apply Instagram filter — taking a selfie today is a matter of seconds. Not so long ago, getting one’s photograph was a big deal, which meant dressing up to the nines and walking up to the studio at the centre of the town or waiting patiently for the studio photographer to set up … Continue reading Another way to put it…with Pondy ART
HERITAGE OF FAMILY Exhibition is drawing everyone’s attention! The exhibition is free and open to the public until 24 March! Continue reading Looking Closer!
By the 1880’s, commercial photo studios had found their way into the bazaars of the Presidency’s medium sized towns across India. Husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, grandparents and grandchildren could now walk into a studio, take a pose, and look into the camera to be fixed and framed. These family portraits not only present a visual record of a family’s history, often showcasing … Continue reading Opening this Wednesday in Pondicherry!