Women Architects of India

I had an opportunity to photograph the leading and renowned women architects, academics, and archivists of India. The photo essay is a part of an article written by Prof. Mary Woods of Cornell, and Prof. Namita V. Dharia of Rhode Island School of Design. It's published in the 75th Anniversary edition of Marg, India's premier arts magazine.

The photographs were done virtually, through video calls on Facetime, Skype, Whatsapp, etc. It was a new, interesting yet challenging process.

Sadly, Revathi Kamath, one of the most important sustainable architects of India passed away in late July this year, just two months after we made the photographs of her.
 

Tearsheets from Marg article

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Chitra Vishwanath

Revathi Kamath

Brinda Somaya

Nandini Sampat

Rupali Gupte

Ishita Shah

Process

1. Initial video calls to warm-up, understand them, their space, and technology available.

2. Concept Sketches and framing ideas.

3. Making photographs, taking screenshots, chasing the light.

4. Post-Production

Conceptual Sketches 

During the process