Max Pincker’s Indian couples running away from their family’s honour-based violence

By Brennavan Sritharan

Max Pinckers, Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty, 2013_02

How do you communicate, through photography, what it’s like to live in a city like Mumbai? A city of such variety, ethnically and economically, one of total poverty for so many and free of want for a few.

Traditionally, Western photographers have approached the city from a humanitarian perspective, using people – their expressions, gestures, moments of clarity – that might symbolise the social realities of the city

Max Pinckers, the 27-year-old Flemish photographer newly invited into the Magnum Photo Agency, found a new way to visualise Mumbai. In The Fourth Wall, Pinckers photographed, with a careful, cool composition, how human …read more

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