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S Chak

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I photographed Chintan Kalra for the first time at a college gig. It was years ago during my initial days of picking up a camera. I started photographing with a film camera and I still remember the anxious wait...
“Tattooing has actually given me more power to be the kind of woman I am, and what I would want to grow into.” Welcome to Pt III of Sisterhood of the Tattooed Tribe. To read Pt I, click here, and for Pt II,...
I have often asked myself - Why is tattooing so powerful? And I feel that it’s the power of permanency. Of that one moment in time when you decide to go through with it. You live every minute of that...
There are two aspects to it- First is the acceptance from the fraternity and the second is the acceptance from the client. Welcome to Pt II of Sisterhood of the Tattooed Tribe. To read Pt I, click here. "The tattoo industry in India...
'My work has been judged on the basis as stand alone pieces of art and not as ‘art by a woman.' The tattoo industry in India has largely been a boy’s club. Largely looked upon as the art form of...