Artisan Camera   Studio Photography from Central India  Suresh Punjabi & Christopher Pinney

Artisan Camera
Studio Photography from Central India
Suresh Punjabi & Christopher Pinney


Journal Articles

What Remains
BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies / 2014

Aqueous Modernism
Visual Anthropology Review / 2015

Response to Birgit Meyer
Religion and Society / 2014

Seven Theses on Photography
Thesis Eleven / 2012

The Civil Contract of Photography in India
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East / 2015


'Hot Bricolage: Magical Mimesis in Modern India' in Raminder Kaur and Parul Dave-Mukherji (eds.), Art and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World, London: Bloomsbury, 2014: pp. 85-98.

'Gorący Bricolage: Mimesis magiczna we współczesnych Indiach' (Polish version of the above) and a commentary by Marcin Brodski 'Visual Culture in the Anthropological Lens of Christopher Pinney', all in Michala Buchowskiego & Arkadiusza Bentkowskiego (eds.),  Colloquia Anthropologica:  Issues in Contemporary Social Anthropology, Poznan: Wydawnictwo Nauka I Innowacje/ Polski Institytut Anthropologii, 2014:  pp. 417-454.

'Strangers on a Train' in Nandita Jaishankar (eds.),  PhotoUKIndia/Origins, New Delhi: British Council, 2015.

'Photography in South Asia' (Oxford Bibliographies in Art History), Online Resource, 2014.

'Creole Europe' and 'Notes from the Surface of the Image', both reprinted in Martin Jay and Sumathi Ramaswamy (eds.), Empires of Vision, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014: pp. 450-470, 539-565.

'Gandhi, Camera, Action' in Pnina Werbner et. al. (eds.), Beyond the Arab Spring: The Aesthetics of Global Protest, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2014: pp. 177-192.

'No Monkeys Allowed' in Rosa Maria Falvo (ed), Karen Knorr: India Song, Milan: Skira,  2014: pp.15-21.

'Submersible' in The Other and Me, Sharjah exhibition catalogue, 2014.

'Le Soi et L’Autre au Studio' [in French translation] in Olivier Culmina, The Others, Paris: Editions Xavier Barral, 2015: pp. 69-71. 

'Sudanese Skirmishes' in Photoworks Annual, 21, 2014: pp. 8-9.

'The Look of History' in Partha Chatterjee, Tapati Guha-Thakurta and Bodhisattva Kar (eds.), New Cultural Histories of India, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014.

'Opium, Indigo and Photography: Concerning Joachim Koester’s Nanking Restaurant' in Thomas Caron (ed), Joachim Koester: Of Spirits and Empty Spaces, Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2014: pp. 240-251.

'Sepia Mutiny: Colonial Photography and Its Others in India' in Elspeth Brown and Thy Phu (eds.), Feeling Photography, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014: pp. 71-92.

'The Civil Contract of Photography in India' in Arvind Rajagopal and Anupama Rao (eds.), Media and Utopia: History, Imagination, and Technology, New Delhi: Routledge, 2015.