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Article of Mumbai Mirror on the Tasveer Ghar project
On May 27, 2020, the
Mumbai Mirror published an article about
Tasveer Ghar, the digital archive of South Asian popular visual culture founded by
Christiane Brosius, the HCTS professor of
Visual and Media Anthropology,
Sumathi Ramaswamy, HCTS associate member and professor of History at
Duke University, and independent filmmaker
Yousuf Saeed. The piece, titled
Magic in the Mundane, highlights how Tasveer Ghar serves as a trans-national network for the collection and digitalization of the rich visual cultures of South Asia, as well as an educational platform to raise awareness on the importance of popular images as social and historical agents.