The internationally renowned photographer Walter Vogel is widely known for his unforgettable portraits of Pina Bausch and Joseph Beuys. What has, however, received less attention thus far is his art of photographing female beauty.

India Women

Nicolaus Schmidt, Priyanka Dubey
Trafficking of women, rape – India is considered to be one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women. Nevertheless, some of the poorest of them often display a surprising self-confidence. Nicolaus Schmidt’s photographs illustrate what day-to-day life is like for Indian women in remote villages and in the slums of the megacities; his portrait series reflect their situation, caught between tradition, religion and the modern age.
The young Indian journalist Priyanka Dubey writes about violence against women but also about strong, self-confident women and new hopes for change. This book is published in cooperation with terre des hommes Germany in German, English and Hindi.

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"India Women"

ISBN 978-3-86678-990-6

30,00 x 24,00 cm

192 Pages

108 colored and 8 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, with dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English, Hindi

Doreet LeVitte Harten

Priyanka Dubey and Sigrid Melchior

graphic design
Nicolaus Schmidt
Exhibitions: „Nicolaus Schmidt. Diversity and Strengh – Photographs of Women in India". India International Centre, New-Delhi, 17.–27.1.2015; Galerie Schwartzsche Villa, Berlin, spring 2016; Kunststiftung K52, Berlin, December 2016

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