Located in the Puri district of Orissa, at first glance Raghurajpur looks like any other Orissan village.
The houses are made of bricks and roofs are thatched with straw. However, the village is home to a community of artists.
In India, several tribes and communities have practiced tattooing to mark their identity since ancient times. In today’s Delhi, thousands of people have turned their bodies into canvases and the art of tattooing into a thriving industry.
Rajeev works outside the shop called Style Girlz. He is a salesman in a clown’s costume. Equipped with a permanent smile and colourful clothes, his job is to get customers to step inside.
Tihar jail, opened in 1958, is the largest prison complex in Asia. The jail remains seriously overcrowded. As of 2016 Tihar has more than 13,500 inmates, however the sanctioned capacity is just 5,200.
Coffee has become an excuse to visit cafés, to socialise, a place to contemplate, think and observe. These cafes also generate employment for the city youth. The ever-increasing number of coffee houses or shops around the city of Delhi says a lot about the change in culture.