Creating Durga - A photo-documentary book, by Smrita Jain
To anyone who wishes to know the history behind one of the important festivals of the country, this project, “Creating Durga” is perfect. It is a unique and exceptionally intelligent work that brings a fresh and profound perspective into the sociology of art and lives of the artist. These images are complied into a book that will warm the hearts of the readers and enthusiast photographers alike. The is a beautiful amalgamation of literature and art, telling the reader a story like a garland of events and information. The pictorial graffiti presents a feast to the eyes of the reader, almost making it alive and vivid.
The photos have been showcased at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Queens Museum and The Nehru Center in London. Ever since then, this has become a travel exhibition. Limited Edition 1/1 prints and books are available on Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design.