Archives of the Present

Introducing the Mayank Austen Soofi Archive

Dayanita Singh and Mayank Austen Soofi in conversation

May 22, 2019 at 5.30pm

Ca’ Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911     Venezia

Introduction by Anna Gerotto

The event is held in English language

A new event from the cultural program organized around Edmund de Waal’s exhibition “psalm” (May 8th-Sept 29th, 2019)

Mayank Austen Soofi is a writer, blogger, journalist and photographer based in Delhi, India. For more than a decade he has been creating stories and images out of the megacity. Artist Dayanita Singh calls him the “Chief Archivist of Delhi”. Mayank Austen Soofi is now organi­sing his ongoing work, a literary and artistic form in itself, into a massive online archive.

In the garden of Ca’ Bottacin from 4.30 to 7.30 pm of the same day: “Somewhere in Delhi collection – Prints on Khadi”, a project by Anna Gerotto based on Mayank Austen Soofi’s photos.

Please find here the complete cultural program organised around Edmund de Waal’s psalm.

Learn more about psalm here

An event organized by the Center for the Humanities and Social Change at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, in collaboration with Edmund de Waal and his exhibition psalm.