Photos: Photographers organize print sale to help migrant workers

Updated On May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

To help several migrant workers through the lockdown, 'Prints for India' will hold a photographic art print sale that includes images by renowned photographers, including Federico Borella, Harry Gruyeart, Sohrab Hura, Sanjit Das, Anurag Banerjee, Anshika Varma and Alistair Taylor-Young among others. Through the sale of such photographic work, the initiative is trying to raise funds for those struggling the most through this lockdown.

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‘The first Fiat’ shot at Kunnathur on December 10, 2017, from the series ‘Chariots of Frolic’ is part of ‘Prints for India,’ a sale by photographers until May 22, 2020 to raise funds for the humanitarian crisis in India due to Covid-19. (Sameer Raichur)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

‘The first Fiat’ shot at Kunnathur on December 10, 2017, from the series ‘Chariots of Frolic’ is part of ‘Prints for India,’ a sale by photographers until May 22, 2020 to raise funds for the humanitarian crisis in India due to Covid-19. (Sameer Raichur)

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The Workers, Allahabad, 2013. From the series, ‘A Myth of Two Souls.’ All prints part of this initiative are priced at £80 and will remain on sale till May 22, 2020. There will also be flash sales featuring special guest photographers who donated their work for the cause. (Vasantha Yogananthan)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

The Workers, Allahabad, 2013. From the series, ‘A Myth of Two Souls.’ All prints part of this initiative are priced at £80 and will remain on sale till May 22, 2020. There will also be flash sales featuring special guest photographers who donated their work for the cause. (Vasantha Yogananthan)

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Titled, ‘People of Clay.’ Behula pushes away some hyacinth from the body of her dead husband Lakshmindara. It is a custom that anyone who has fallen to a snakebite is to be set afloat on the river. She refused to leave his side, and no one could dissuade her from this strange resolve. (Akshay Mahajan)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Titled, ‘People of Clay.’ Behula pushes away some hyacinth from the body of her dead husband Lakshmindara. It is a custom that anyone who has fallen to a snakebite is to be set afloat on the river. She refused to leave his side, and no one could dissuade her from this strange resolve. (Akshay Mahajan)

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‘Le Temps Suspendu, Nizzamuddin (2008).’ “Here is a photograph I took near Nizamuddin Railway Station during the summer of 2008. I cannot remember which old structure it was, where exactly these men were flying their kite from; what I am sure is how much I love this part of Delhi,” said Calia. (Philippe Calia)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

‘Le Temps Suspendu, Nizzamuddin (2008).’ “Here is a photograph I took near Nizamuddin Railway Station during the summer of 2008. I cannot remember which old structure it was, where exactly these men were flying their kite from; what I am sure is how much I love this part of Delhi,” said Calia. (Philippe Calia)

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Morning prayers, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh, 2017. For this fundraiser, Prints for India has partnered with GOONJ, an NGO that’s running a pan-Indian mission to help daily wage earners, migrant workers and vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 lockdown. (Sohrab Hura / Magnum Photos)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Morning prayers, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh, 2017. For this fundraiser, Prints for India has partnered with GOONJ, an NGO that’s running a pan-Indian mission to help daily wage earners, migrant workers and vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 lockdown. (Sohrab Hura / Magnum Photos)

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Titled, ‘Majuli’s Monks,’ this photograph shows monks in a Satya, a Hindu Vaishnava monastery on an island in Majuli on the Brahmaputra river in Assam, India (Sanjit Das)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Titled, ‘Majuli’s Monks,’ this photograph shows monks in a Satya, a Hindu Vaishnava monastery on an island in Majuli on the Brahmaputra river in Assam, India (Sanjit Das)

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Onset of winter. (Anurag banerjee)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Onset of winter. (Anurag banerjee)

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From the Series “Help Desk - Random Acts of Administration.” In front of the highest law court of Gujarat, a coordinator improvised his desk on a scooter. (Ole Witt)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

From the Series “Help Desk - Random Acts of Administration.” In front of the highest law court of Gujarat, a coordinator improvised his desk on a scooter. (Ole Witt)

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Titled ‘Gurukul.’ Ma Anandmayee Kanyapeeth, a cloistered hermitage for young girls in the heart of Varanasi. After a busy day at the gurukul, two hours in the evening are allotted for the girls’ playtime. (Paromita Chatterjee)
Updated on May 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST

Titled ‘Gurukul.’ Ma Anandmayee Kanyapeeth, a cloistered hermitage for young girls in the heart of Varanasi. After a busy day at the gurukul, two hours in the evening are allotted for the girls’ playtime. (Paromita Chatterjee)

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