Calcutta Then | Kolkata Now, HARDCOVER, 2018


By : Sunanda K Datta-Ray (Author), Indrajit Hazra (Author)
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Roli Books (2018)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9788193750193

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Born in the Jorasanko area, north Calcutta, and brought up in Banaras, Pramod Kapoor is the founder and publisher of Roli Books. A sepia aficionado, he has over the course of his illustrious career conceived and produced award-winning books that have proven to be game changers in the publishing world. Be it the hit ‘Then & Now’ series and the seminal Made for Maharajas, or the internationally acclaimed New Delhi: The Making of a Capital. His first book as an author, Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography, is published in several international editions. In 2016, he was conferred with the prestigious Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour), the highest civil award in France, for his contribution towards producing books that have changed the landscape of Indian publishing. Anshika Varma is an artist, editor and curator for lens-based media. Working in multi-media, her practice questions our sense of identity in an ever-changing world. She has curated for Contemporary Arts Week (2014), Obscura Photo (2016), Ffotogallery, Cardiff (2017), Angkor Photo Festival (2017), Goa Photo (2017) and Photo Kathmandu (2018). Her personal photographic works have been exhibited in India, Europe and the USA. She has also worked on book projects documenting social and cultural landscapes of the country.