These images made at daybreak on the Chapora river in the Goan village of Colvale exude an air of serenity. Mornings here are indeed refreshingly calm and punctuated by birdsong. But they also reveal a dark side. Seen on the canoes are the hordes of migrant labour brought in by the criminals builders to service […]
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Narrow ridges lined with palm trees running through paddy fields are a common sight in Goa. Built primarily for access and known as baan in Konkani, they are as old as the fields themselves. The arresting geometry of one such baan in the village of Goa Velha drew me in.