Visible work, Invisible women

P. Sainath2014

Chennai Photo Biennale

Chennai Photo Biennale
Chennai, India

People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) aims at capturing the ‘everyday lives of everyday people’ – their labor, languages, livelihoods, arts, crafts and many other aspects of rural India.


  • Title: Visible work, Invisible women
  • Creator: P. Sainath
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Location: Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai
  • Location Created: Chennai
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Artist Website
  • External Link: Chennai Photo Biennale website
  • Exhibition title: An unbearable lightness of being
  • Exhibition Description: A sense of dystopia, unease, maybe even giggly laughter, hysteria, melancholy, or even pictures of the unnoticed
  • CPB Edition: 2019
  • Artist's biography: In a 34-year career as a journalist, Sainath, the former Rural Editor of the Hindu has won over 40 global and national awards for his reporting.He teaches journalism every year at the Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai (where he teaches the course: Covering Deprivation). His latest project, the People’s Archive of Rural India launched on Dec. 20, 2016

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