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India Song

In 2008 acclaimed photographer Karen Knorr travelled through northern India. She explored Rajput and Mughal cultural heritage and subsequently began her “India Song” series. The interiors of sacred as well as secular sites are meticulously photographed and show the detailed world of the upper caste culture of the Rajput. 133 more words

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MY TOP TEN PRETENTIOUS FILMS

There’s one every year. Last year it was Holy Motors. This year it’s Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color, a beautifully shot but impenetrable imbroglio of parasitic worms, pigs and dirgelike music. 1,588 more words

Films

SERIE LES MAITRES DU CINEMA IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH

More French cinema in Amsterdam, Haarlem and Delft.

25 Februari – Uitkijk Amsterdam
3 March – Filmschuur Haarlem
10 March – Filmhuis Lumen Delft

BOY MEETS GIRL… 617 more words

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Animal Kingdom: "India Song" by Karen Knorr

I’m captivated by this photo series, “India Song” from London-based photographer, Karen Knorr. Photographing the beautiful interiors of palaces, shrines and sacred places of the… 132 more words

Culture

Christmas in February

A dear friend, whom I sometimes suspects knows me better than I know myself, came to visit me the other night. She brought me a delayed christmas gift, containing this:  266 more words

LITERATURE

Fine Art by Karen Knorr

Karen Knorr was born in Frankfurt, Germany, was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and finished her education in Paris and London.

Since her life-changing journey to Rajasthan in 2008, Karen Knorr’s most recent work, ‘India Song’ explores Rajput and Mughal cultural heritage and its relationship to questions of feminine subjectivity and animality. 102 more words

Art

India

Just came back from India this week.
Despite the dust, dirt and smog India remains a beautiful country. More pictures to come soon!

Picture via WTF

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