Building a better future for India’s slums

In the Indian city of Pune, architects and NGOs have adopted a revolutionary approach to the country’s slum problem. Instead of demolishing houses and re-settling slum dwellers, they are working with residents to improve what is already there – one home at a time. Photographs by Pär Olsson Anjana Kamble stands in the doorway of … Continue reading Building a better future for India’s slums

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Blowing away Bombay’s art scene

India’s lack of exhibition space hasn’t deterred two young photographers, who’ve discovered that city walls make the perfect gallery. Photographs by Pär Olsson Kapil Das and Akshay Mahajan stand at the centre of a dirt field, surveying their exhibition space. At the left stands the decrepit shell of a concrete building, filled with rubble. While … Continue reading Blowing away Bombay’s art scene