[Reader-list] Visual Homes, Image Worlds: New book from Tasveer Ghar

Yousuf ysaeed7 at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 3 00:26:09 CDT 2015

Dear friends of Tasveer Ghar

We are back after a long gap, and very happy to announce the publication of our new edited volume ‘Visual Homes, Image Worlds: Essays from Tasveer Ghar’, edited by Christiane Brosius, Sumathi Ramaswami and Yousuf Saeed (published by Yoda Press, New Delhi). This book brings together fascinating essays that take the reader through the everyday and exceptional worlds constituted by Indian popular visual culture. The authors represented here, amongst the leading authorities on the subject, take on for due consideration genres ranging from mass-produced print to photography and film in order to explore how the dynamics of affect and belief, patriotism and love, consumption and urbanization, animate the vibrant world of Indian popular pictures.

Founded in 2006 by the editors of this volume as a collaborative transnational enterprise, Tasveer Ghar (‘the House of Pictures’) is a trans-national virtual site for collecting, digitizing, and documenting various materials produced by South Asia’s exciting popular visual sphere. To learn more, please visit http://www.tasveerghar.net.
The book would soon be available for international orders. In India, it can be ordered from amazon.in or directly from the publisher yodapressbooks at gmail.com.
ISBN 978-93-82579-07-6
Pages xiv+355

More details at http://tasveerghar.net/book/
Publisher: http://yodapress.in
To purchase: http://amazon.in/Visual-Homes-Image-Worlds-Pictures/dp/9382579079/

Thanks and looking forward to your interest in the book.

Yousuf Saeed, Sumathi Ramaswamy, Christiane Brosius

April 2, 2015

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