Jyoti Bhatt: The photographer who preserved rural Indian life

“Jyoti Bhatt was among the early students of one of the first art schools set up after India’s Independence in 1947.

Born in the western state of Gujarat in 1934, Bhatt documented rural Indian culture and captured the traditional ways of life and craftsmanship that are at risk of vanishing.

The first major exhibition of Bhatt’s photographs titled Time & Time Again will be launched early next year at the newly-opened Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) in India’s southern city of Bangalore.”

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