Person of Interest: Maxima Basu, Costume Designer

Posted on June 14, 2016 by Vyshnavi Doss | 1 Comment

In a world rife with manufactured opinions and confirmation bias, I’ve always admired Maxima's ability to keep an open mind, embrace the unfamiliar and reach out to people. Perhaps that's what makes her work complex and layered.

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Posted in Costume Designer, Films, India, Person of Interest, Visual Arts

Person of Interest: Manasa Prithvi, Interior Product Designer

Posted on May 01, 2016 by Vyshnavi Doss | 0 Comments

Manasa started Ira studio in 2012 when she sensed that the Indian crafts industry was stagnating with cheap imitations and archaic mediocrity. Her work meticulously adapts and develops old traditions and combines them with contemporary minimalist sensibilities.

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Posted in Architecture, crafts, Decor, India, Interior design, Person of Interest

Person of Interest: Nitya Rao, Visual Ethnographer

Posted on April 01, 2016 by Vyshnavi Doss | 1 Comment

Nitya is a Boston/Bangalore based multimedia journalist, specialising in documentary and wedding photojournalism. She's also my college friend and a fellow Bangalorean. I love that she brings contrasting worlds and disciplines together in her work in meaningful ways.

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Posted in Ethnography, India, Multimedia artists, Person of Interest, Photography, Visual Arts