Calcutta chronicles

Apr 04, 2014, 11:28 IST | A Correspondent

Get a sneak peak of Calcutta in the 1970s, as seen through Pablo Bartholomew's moving lens

Sakshi Gallery is hosting The Calcutta Diaries, an exhibition of photographs from the archives of photojournalist Pablo Bartholomew, focussing on his years in Calcutta in the mid-1970s.

Buying flowers, Calcutta, circa.1978

Horse Buggy in Calcutta, circa 1978

The collection includes his documentation of the Haka Chinese community of South Calcutta, his interaction with Satyajit Ray during the shooting of his cult classic Shatranj Ke Khilari, images of his ageing grandmother and narratives of the City of Joy.

Man asleep in front of political graffiti, Calcutta, circa.1978

From: April 5 onwards
Till: Synergy Art Foundation, Grants Building, Arthur Bunder Road, Colaba. 
Call: 66103424

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