Narrative Photography

Photo Essays

Park Life

Park Life documents life in a Dhaka park and the myriad activities that unfold across that space.


A December Departure

A photo essay of the photographer’s family leaving their house which the photographer inhabited since as a child.



‘Abecedaire’ uses the basic formal device of a child’s language primer in order to explore the question of the relationship between subjectivity and interpretation.


Interviews, Opinions & Reportage
With a storm brewing on the horizon, Ikiwa Abdulla heads out at lowtide to gather shellfish in Fumba, Zanzibar. Abdulla is a participant in a shellfish program that hopes to teach women in Zanzibar how to cultivate shellfish. While women already harvest shellfish, the program will help replenish the already overfished stocks of oysters and clams and promote economic opportunities for women in rural villages in Zanzibar.

In Conversation: Julia Cumes

US based photographer Julia Cumes whose multimedia project ‘India’s Devadasi System’ was recently published on Aksgar talks about the project in more detail and the power of multimedia in enhancing visual storytelling.

Xavieramma, a resident of Idinthakarai, cries out for help after being chased into the sea with no place to run. She was later helped out and arrested by the security forces. She has been charged with 16 cases including serious charges like sedition and waging war against the nation.

In Conversation: Amirtharaj Stephen

Indian photographer Stephen Amirtharaj is interviewed by Bhumika Popli on his work and his project ‘Koodankulam: In My Backyard’ which was showcased at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013.


In Conversation: Sagarneel Biswas

Bangalore based photographer Sagarneel Biswas whose ‘School for Nomads’ photo essay was recently published on Aksgar talks about the project in more detail and also how he got into photography and what his inspirations are.

Multimedia Work


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