Category fieldwork

FIELDWORK: REGIONAL LITERATURE

Fieldwork: Signboards of Construction

FIELDWORK: CONSTRUCTING COCHIN

FIELDWORK: CONCRETE IN KOCHI

Below are some images from preliminary dissertation fieldwork conduction by the author in Kochi, Kerala during Summer 2019.

Fieldwork: Regional Transformations

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Materials and Materiality

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Liminal Landscapes

The following images were clicked by the author from a recent field visit to his research site in Kandwari village, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Fieldwork: Indigenous Building Practices, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Latitude: 30N; Longitude: 75E Altitude: 250-6975 m Average Annual Rainfall: 1539 mm Average Precipitation Days: 86 Max. Summer Temperature: 34-35 degree Celsius Min. Winter Temperature: 0-3 degree Celsius Languages of Indigenous Craftsmen: Pahadi, Gaddi, Punjabi, Hindi Local Materials: Kacchi inth (Adobe), Gaara (Mud mortar), River stone, Blue gun patthar (Blue sand stone), Baans (Bamboo), Cheer […]

Fieldwork: Indigenous Building Practices, District Koraput, Odisha

Latitude: 18N; Longitude: 82E Altitude: 969 m Average Annual Rainfall: 1567.2 mm No. of Precipitation Days: 84 Max. Summer Temperature: 38-40 degree Celsius Min. Winter Temperature: 10-12 degree Celsius Language of the Indigenous Craftsmen: Odiya, Konda, Poraja, Gadaba, Durua, Hindi Local Materials: Adobe (Sun dried mud brick), Cob (Mud balls), Mud mortar, Laterite stone, Mahua […]

FIELDWORK: SIGNBOARDS OF MAHARASHTRA

Below is a collection of images of quirky signboards displayed along State highways in Maharashtra. I documented these during my 26-day bicycle journey from Mumbai to Kerala in February-March 2016.