Jyoti Bhatt's fantastic photography

23 May 2016

When I did my dissertation research in Baroda, I spent a few months going through Jyoti Bhatt's extraordinary archive of photography and hearing his stories. When I became interested in secularism, I put aside that research for another time. And so I was delighted to contribute an essay about his practice to a volume called Baroda: A Cosmopolitan Provenance in Transition edited by Priya Maholy Jaradi and published by Marg.

This volume roughly coincided with the Asia Art Archive's publishing their digitized version of his papers and photographs.