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Published by Steidl .
Written in English


  • Individual photographers,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBritta Schmitz (Editor), Dayanita Singh (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9008707M
ISBN 103882439629
ISBN 109783882439625

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Dayanita Singh's photos of archives and their custodians across India examine how memory is made and how history is narrated. These images bring to light the paradox of archives: they are impersonal in their classifications, yet each is the careful handiwork of an individual archivist, an unsung keeper of history whose decisions generate the sources of much of our knowledge.5/5(4). Known for her photographs of lesser-known elements of Indian society, artist Dayanita Singh makes images that might depict anything from the life of a Delhi eunuch to those of upper-middle-class families. Her books, often published without text, allow her to experiment with different styles of sequencing and composing such photographs.3/5(1). Dayanita Singh has been making small photo journals of her travels in India for some years now. Each book is made with a certain person in mind, either one she has made the journey with or one that was on her mind during her travels/5(3).   Dayanita Singh, an Indian photographer who has for years experimented with new book formats for displaying her work, has created a new form of presentation which will be featured at Callicoon Fine Author: James Estrin.

  Dayanita Singh book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dayanita Singh has been making small photo journals of her travels in India /5. I am in Dayanita Singh’s Museum of Chance. And what I chance upon first, before I see the walls and read them, is a book. Or, is it one? It has the appearance of a usual coffee table. On the cover is the mournful ‘faces’ of a calf, a frozen sculpture, a suspended animation. What you miss—sorry, what you do not miss—is a name. Dayanita Singh’s art uses photography to reflect and expand on the ways in which we relate to photographic images. Her recent work, drawn from her extensive photographic oeuvre, is a series of mobile museums that allow her images to be endlessly edited, .   Dayanita Singh book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally trained as a photojournalist and bookmaker, Dayanita Singh /5.

Go Away Closer is a novel without words. It concerns series of opposites in Singh’s India: presence and absence, reality and dreams, tradition and progress. She is able to express the emotion underlying these often abstract concepts, because her photography springs from her own intimate experiences. With Museum Bhavan, Dayanita Singh (born ) forges a new space between publishing and the museum, an experience where books have the same--if not greater--artistic value as prints hanging on a gallery ting of 10 individual “museums” in book form, Museum Bhavan is a miniature version of Singh’s eponymous traveling exhibition, with prints placed in folding 5/5(4). Condition: As good as new. Dayanita Singh (18 March ) is an Indian photographer who has mainly made black and white photos. Singh was awarded the Prins Claus Prize in in the theme Culture and the human body. The Prins Claus Fonds honoured her for her quality-wise high standing photos. For the complex, though clear vision that she provides of modern life in . Dayanita Singh’s Museum of Chance is a book about how life unfolds, and asks to be recorded and edited, along and off the axis of time. The inscrutably woven photographic sequence of Singh’s Go Away Closer has now grown into a labyrinth of connections and ers: K.