For more than two decades, Indian photographer Gauri Gill has been focusing on barely perceived peripheral areas of Indian society. But how did she actually come to photography, what role does friendship play in her work, and what are the backgrounds to her photographic series?
Photographer Gauri Gill has dedicated her work to the marginalized areas of Indian society for over two decades. Her photographic series, often created over a long period of time and in collaboration with marginalized communities, testify to the resilience of all those people who are exposed to a precarious reality of life in the Indian periphery. But how did Gauri Gill actually come to photography, what role does friendship play in her work, and what is particularly important to the artist in works such as "Fields of Sight" and "Acts of Appearance"?