Exhibition: “Heritage of the Family” (2015)

The S.T.A.R.S collective and the IFP  joined forces with PondyART to give the public the opportunity to enjoy a sample of the photographs so far collected, observe the styles Tamil Nadu photography studios utilised for the printed images and reinforce the importance of preserving this visual record of local heritage. The exhibition coincided with the Pondicherry Heritage Festival. Continue reading Exhibition: “Heritage of the Family” (2015)

Retelling history through family portraitures

The HINDU- February 24, 2015

“A series of portraits collected from across Tamil Nadu will render a retelling of history and a reflection of local heritage at an exhibition opening here on Wednesday.

The portraits have been collected by researcher Zoe Headley and a team of French and Indian researchers from the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) Social Science Department.

The ‘Pondicherry: Heritage of Family: Tamil Studio Portraiture (1880 — 1980)’ show, presented by IFP in collaboration with Pondy ART will open at 5 pm on the IFP’s Beach Road wall for the public and remain open until March 24.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE