Virtual Exhibition
NY 1998
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Sunil Janah
Photographing India, 1939-1978
Exhibition, NY 1998

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Habibur Rahman and Indrani Rahman, 
Ashbury Park, New Jersey, 1946
from: Dancing in the Family,
by Sukanya Rahman,
Harper Collins (India), 2001

DEDICATION

 

This virtual exhibition is dedicated to the memories of Indrani and Habibur Rahman, the parents of Sukanya and Ram Rahman. Ram selected, designed and organized the real exhibition, on which this virtual exhibition is based, in NY in 1998. 

 
 
 
      Habibur Rahman and Indrani Rahman,
      Ashbury Park, New Jersey, 1946.
      from: Dancing in the Family,  by Sukanya Rahman,
      Harper Collins (India), 2001


Virtual Exhibition - New York 1998
Sunil Janah - Photographing India 1939-1978

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Garos fishing from a canoe on a lake, Meghalaya, late 1940's

PREFACE

This is an attempt at a partial digital recreation of the photographic exhibition: Sunil Janah: Inside India, 1940 - 1975.  The real exhibition took place 1998 Aug 15 - Sep 28, at Gallery 678, New York City.

Garos fishing from a canoe, Garo Hills,       
Meghalaya, Northeast India        
© Sunil Janah 1947        
 

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CONTENTS

Introductory Exhibition Sections
(links  to  detailed contents  in  the  large  table  below)
Other Links
Introduction &
Curator's Note
0.
Start
1.
History
2.
Industry
3.
Personalities
4.   Dance &
Temple Sculpture
5.   Land &
People
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EXHIBITION SECTIONS
Panels:  Only parts of section 5 (Land & People) are currently viewable.     See also Virtual Exhibition, San Francisco 2000.     Text:  All sections are viewable.     See links below or see Section Texts, NY '98.
Introductory
Illustrated
Texts
Section 0

Virtual
Exhibition
Start
(This Page)

Section 1

History
in the
Making

  • Text
  • Panels 1-17: not ready - listed below
  • See also: VE SF 2000, SECT 1

  1. Bengal Famine 1943-44: panels 1-2
  2. Famine in South India 1945: panels 3-5
  3. Communist Party Days: panel 6
  4. Quit India, Protest & Struggle 1942-46: panel 7
  5. Peasants & Comrades + Haripura Congress Session 1939: panel 8
  6. Gandhi & Nehru 1939-45: panel 9
  7. Gandhi & Jinnah 1946: panel 10
  8. Simla Conference 1946: panel 11
  9. Politics in the 40's: panel 12
  10. Bengal Partition & Calcutta Great Killing 1946: panel 13
  11. Partition Refugees, Bengal 1946-47: panel 14
  12. Congress Leaders: panel 15
  13. Independence & Gandhi's Assassination 1947-48: panel 16
  14. Bangladesh War and the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty 1970: panel 17
Section 2

Building
India's
Industries

  • Text
  • Panels 1-4: not ready - listed below
  • See also: VE SF 2000, SECT 2

  • The New Industries -1950's
    The Decade of Hope: panels 1-4
Section 3

Personalities

  • Text - none, but see this.
  • Panels
    Faces from Politics, Arts & Sciences: panels 1-3
    Panel 1
    Panels 2-3: not ready

Section 4

Dance &
Temple
Sculpture

  • Text
  • Panels 1-4: not ready - listed below
  • See also: VE SF 2000, SECT 4, + this exhibition, Sect. 5.2, panel 5.

  1. Shanta Rao: panel 1
  2. Indrani Rahman & Ragini Devi: panel 2
  3. Dancers & Temple Sculpture: panel 3
  4. Temple Sculpture & Tribals: panel 4
Section 5

The Land
& the
People

    Text & Panels 1-17:
    See below:

  1. Page 5.1:  Tribals  (See also Sect 4, panel 4)

  2. Mainstream Millions - Villages & Cities

 
RELATED   PAGES
Curator's Note
(NY 1998)
Slideshow
Introduction
Press Release
(NY 1998)
Virtual Exhibition (SF 2000)
Home Page
Exhibition (NY '98)
Home Page
Context to Exhibits (Section Texts)
Sunil Janah's Home Page
 


COPYRIGHT: The copyrights for the images (and text, unless otherwise attributed) at this website belong to the photographer, Sunil Janah.  Mr. Janah's work is his livelihood.  Please respect copyrights and obey copyright law.
 
CREDITS
Photographs and Section Texts - © Sunil Janah 1940-'70, '98, 2004
Exhibition and Panel Design - Ram Rahman, 1998
Website, Page Design, Coding - Arjun Janah, 1998-2004
Lamp Animation - John Inniss using Paint Shop Pro, 2005
CONTACT
Sjanah@aol.com
Please see also:
NY 98 Credits and Website Credits
Sunil Janah's Home Page
http://members.aol.com/sjanah