April 11, 2015 § Leave a comment

I’m working on a documentary called Toxification, in collaboration with filmmaker friend Leva Kwestany and producer J.U. Rhodian. It’s our first time working together, and my first overseas film. We filmed for three weeks, and I’ve never felt more in my element.

India’s prosperous Green Revolution was led by Punjab, a state in northern India famous for its lush rice fields and wet, fertile soil. But as farmers are conned into buying more and more pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers that they don’t need, which demand often ten times more water, the water table is sinking at an alarming rate. Punjab’s water has been poisoned by the chemicals, and the famers poison their bodies with opium, helping them to work longer and harder. Loans from a middleman are taken out, with extortionate interest rates that are impossible to pay back. As a result, hundreds of Punjabi families are left without a father, husband or son as more and more farmers cave in under the pressure and drink their own chemicals to end their lives.








I took some portraits, too:




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November 21, 2012 § Leave a comment

I’ve realised that by creating portraits of my grandmother, I’m trying to finish the body of work that my grandfather started. This is one of my favourite images he took of Naniji, back when they lived in Kenya.


November 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

A friend kindly lent me a 50mm lens; I used it to shoot some portraits this weekend.


November 7, 2012 § Leave a comment

From an ongoing project – portraits of my maternal grandmother.


October 30, 2012 § Leave a comment

A few snapshots of Tokyo, my first visit to Eastern Asia.

Riding the Chuo ‘Suicide’ train line.

Half-way up mount Fuji.

The bizarre swan trip over Lake Kawaguchiko.

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