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I was out in the field collecting ephemera for my traveling theater project when I dropped into a mom and pop sweet shop for lunch. The sweet yoghurt (Bengali variety) was pretty good, so I asked for a kilo pot … Continue reading
Rupees two each. Calcutta.
I’ve never seen anyone use any of the automated ticket kiosks in the Calcutta suburban railway system. While standing in the line for 15 minutes for a ticket yesterday, I figured I’d take a photo of these machines.
As I travel for my documentary, I often see advertisements for jobs in Qatar, where the upcoming World Cup has fueled a construction boom. The other day, while snacking at a sweet shop, I happened to take a closer look … Continue reading
The last time I’d seen an aerogramme was over fifteen years ago, when I got one from my parents after I’d just moved to the United States. A single sheet of paper, it was the cheapest form of international communication … Continue reading