Sunday, August 21, 2011

Paris Dehli photo ?


Yesterday (Saturday) I went to see the Paris Dehli Bombay(Mumbai) exhibit at the Beaubourg center. It was really amazing (see a little video here). Not that I "understood" everything (being non Indian, I don't have all the cultural codes to understand everything), but I enjoyed every single part of it. What I loved the most? The fact that you're miles away from the traditional Indian culture: no Taj Mahal nor Maharadja palace in the exhibit, but real modern stuff! All the time I thought of Rahul Chittella, a talented young Indian film maker whose work I got to discover thanks to PDP.

13 comments:

  1. That is an eye-poppingly fun photo! Indian food is my favorite cuisine; am crazy for it.

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  2. Love your photo! The exhibit sounds fascinating!

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  3. Great shot, and yes, Paris Delhi Photo. Good one Eric.
    V

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  4. This is a great photo and video. My daughter married a young man from India. Indian people are very gracious, and friendly. When they married she had two ceremonies...one American and one Indian. I must admit, the Indian ceremony was far more interesting than the American ceremony. Bright colors, henna, incense, gifts for the Gods and the food was delicious!

    Kris

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  5. So interesting, loved the glimpses into Mumbai life on the video, thanks!

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  6. Beautiful photo....Indian culture is facinating. The friends I have made from there are some of the most gracious and polite I have ever known...and yes, I like the food also! Thanks, Eric! ^_^

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  7. Lydia, love the "eye-popping" comment. It is true! It is a very eye-catching advertisement for the exhibit. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! :)

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  8. *Delhi !

    Is this post a cross-over with Delhi Daily Photo ? (is there a Delhi Daily Photo, btw?)

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  9. Would love to see this! (And I thought right away of our talented young friend Rahul.) Nice links, Eric!

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  10. I agree with Beau Gosse...the Indian people are so wonderful and kind despite so many hardships. Thank you for sharing the video. During all of my trips there I walk away always amazed at how difficult things seem, but how kind and smiling the people are. A lesson to be learned I'm sure.

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  11. @Thib " (is there a Delhi Daily Photo, btw?)" There was one, but I'm not sure it's still active

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  12. Amazing! Indian food has always been my favorite.

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  13. India and Pakistan both have strong cultures. nice to read about it.

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