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From end of November 2010 to mid-March 2011 I have been travelling in West-Bengal and Bangladesh.On this journey I have spend around 7 weeks in Calcutta - Kolkata as the capital of West-Bengal was renamed in 2001.
This book shows some of the photographs I took in this period and is as the subtitle says my personal look on this in my opinion "friendly city with a bad reputation".

Vigneshvara

About the Author

Urs Schweitzer
Vigneshvara

Born 1950 in Frankfurt / Main, Germany. Arts College ( Photography ) in Dortmund in the early 70`s. Since 2008 I am living in Berlin. I always liked to travel, first in Europe, then from 1984 on a lot of journeys with destination Asia, mainly the Indian Subkontinent ( India, Nepal, Tibet, Pakistan, Sri Lanka ). In 1994 I have been for 5 month in China. My last journey in winter ( 2010 / 2011 ) brought me again to India ( West-Bengal, Bihar ) and for the first time to Bangladesh.
Two books "Kolkata - a very personal look on the capital of West-Bengal" and "Bangladesh - The Art of Rickshaw Painting" are a result of this trip and a 3rd one on the Buriganga river in Dhaka will follow within the next few month.

Publish Date  June 30, 2011

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  160 pgs Premium Paper, matte finish

Category  Travel

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