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  Temporary feeling: This site specific installation uses the stand of various parties toward much awaited ‘Strong Lokpal Bill’, to bring forth the fractured state of democratic system, and the government’s rush to suppress the bill by means of two days spent on debates, hurried votes, allegations in both the houses of parliament. The two […]

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  BanGanga: This installation is based on the recent news about restoration of ancient Banganga lake. The historical and cultural heritage of Mumbai is located at Malabar hills. During the process, ‘Ramkund’ and ‘Gomukha’ have been discovered with the help of historians, archeologists and locals in the vicinity. As per the famous legend, Lord Rama […]

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  Thinking of George W Bush as the last of the US troops pull out of Iraq. Tweet

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Today, Sunday, December 18, no women are mentioned by name on the front page of The New York Times. Listed above are the names of the men who are included. Journalists are not included. Elaine Kaufmann’s website Tweet

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  Someone’s Mill, Someone’s Boon: This mixed media assemblage / installation is based on the news about RPI activists vandalizing and occupying Indu Mills, one of the oldest structures at Dadar, Mumbai. While the government has allotted four acres of the mill land for the construction of a memorial for Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, the protesters […]

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  This satirical installation is based on latest inadequacies in the ‘Lokpal Bill’ drafted by the Government. After declaring the ‘sense of house’ on 27August 2011, to put an end to Shri. Anna Hajare’s indefinite fast and that of other activists across India, the government’s current draft proclaims – we are back to square one. […]

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  This site specific installation is a tribute to people who deliver newspapers to each one of our doorsteps, everyday, across the world, including roadside newspaper stalls. It is inspired by the news about newspaper sellers appeared in a local newspaper in my city Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Newspaper sellers are denied the privilege of protection […]

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  I have been making photographs of the sky since 2004. I now have an archive of around 20,000 photographs taken from the ground and through the windows of airplanes while traveling. This is another first for 365DOP and came out of digital play. It is a composition made from photographs of C.I.A. stealth drones and […]

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  This is the final print that I made in response to the news coverage of the RQ-170 Sentinel drone which fell in Iranian soil. The piece will be on view at the at Interstate Projects in December. The exhibition opens on Friday Dec 16th 6-9 pm, please feel free to drop in to see […]

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    making the chip board dies to create a embossment. prints to come tomorrow. wish me luck! Tweet

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Chinese police fanned out across several provinces arresting  hundreds  of alleged child traffickers.  Over one hundred eighty children destined for adoption by foreign couples were rescued and placed in orphanages. In recent years the buying and selling of babies has become a lucrative business and a source of embarrassment for the Chinese government.   Tweet

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“Terror” is a visual poem that cites each use of the root word terrorin all its occurrences on the articles posted on the New York Times website over the past day. Tweet

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New York Times Being President Is Tough but Usually Not Fatal, a Study Concludes, by Lawrence K. Altman, December 6, 2011 Image Source: Ron Edmonds/Associated Press; Kevin Lamarque/Reuters; Gary Hershorn/Reuters; Doug Mills/The New York Times   Tweet

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  It was disheartening to read about the plight of flamingoes. When a large flock flew into a string of high tension power cables in a wildlife sanctuary near Khadir region of Gujarat, India, electrocution killed around 140 of them while several of them were left to suffer burns. Tweet

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Everyday newspaper informs, provokes, challenges, inspires, educates, bewilders, updates, outrages, irritates, and shocks us, despite which we can’t live without this ‘Daily Scrub’. Tweet

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