Delhi: Communities of Belonging
By Sunil Gupta & Charan Singh
In this groundbreaking series of photographs, acclaimed photographers Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh offer an unprecedented portrait of LGBTQ people's lives in India today, chronicling the halting emergence of networks of men and women living in a country where anti-sodomy laws dating back to the British Empire were recently struck down, only to be reaffirmed in a surging wave of homophobia.
These intimate, evocative images reflect the photographers' celebrated capacity for entering into lives rarely seen, inviting us into the daily routines, work and homes of their subjects - from urban professionals to day labourers - as they live under the shadow of stigma and criminalized behaviour.
A visually arresting document in its own right, Delhi presents readers with a starting point for understanding the profound struggles for recognition of India's LGBTQ community.Paperback: 136
Publisher: The New Press (Nov 2016)
Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 1.3 x 24.9 cm