How to Sit For the Camera / Shruti Chamaria
A selection of photographs taken by designer and visual artist Shruti Chamaria during visits to some of the oldest and most unusual photo studios in Mumbai and Bengaluru, India.
Documenting both the studios and the people who frequent them, the backdrops and props, Chamaria's photographs capture individual fantasies and popular tastes, highlighting social, technological, economic, and cultural transformations in metropolitan India.
Chamaria’s practice and research deal with hyperreality of spaces, objects, and memories, especially in the context of emerging virtual and technological scenes.
Designed and published by Shruti Chamaria, 2017
Softcover, 36 pages, full color, 4 × 5.75 inches