Atget’s Corner – 1071-1075, Delhi Photos
The visible city.
[By Mayank Austen Soofi]
Delhi is a voyeur’s paradise and The Delhi Walla also makes pictures.
I take photos of people, streets, flowers, eateries, drawing rooms, tombs, landscapes, buses, colleges, Sufi shrines, trees, animals, autos, libraries, birds, courtyards, kitchens and old buildings. My archive of more than 1,00,000 photos showcases Delhi’s ongoing evolution. Five randomly picked pictures from this collection are regularly put up on the pages of this website.
The series is named in the memory of French artist Eugène Atget (1857-1927), who, in the words of a biographer, was an “obsessed photographer determined to document every corner of Paris before it disappeared under the assault of modern improvements.”
Here are Delhi photos numbered 1071 to 1075.
1071. The Wallet Selects Her Own Society… from the Possessions of Auto Rickshaw Driver Kishen Lal
1072. To Jobs That Pay The Bills and Cost the Lungs
1073. Her Neighbourhood’s Greatest Diva
1074. For Some Weird Reason They Left One Tree Standing
1075. And I Thought My Desktop Was a Mess