Kanishka Sonthalia

A visual log of thoughts, works in progress and completed works. Documentary Photographer
   
My Life, My Katherine
Location: Mumbai, India
Nationality: Indian
Biography: Kanishka Sonthalia (b. 1990) is an independent documentary photographer currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Her current project, A Visceral Sense, is based on the idea of dignity in birth and empowers non-traditional black families through... read on
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My Life, My Katherine
Credits: kanishka sonthalia
Date of Work: 11/01/17 - 12/01/18
Updated: 12/15/18
Amal, Munna & Lion
Amal, Munna and Lion belong to an immigrant Yemeni family who runs a bodega in Brooklyn, New York. Amal and Munna, six-year-old twins and Lion, a ten-year-old suffering from down syndrome along with seven other siblings are supported by their single mother who manages household chores as well as the bodega. While they bring a sense of cultural pride, this narrative illustrates their Yemeni American identity as they go through their childhood.
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Tearsheet

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Identity Politics

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Multimedia

By Kanishka Sonthalia — A remote village tucked in the Himalayas in India called Choj takes us into the lives of Phagnu, a native..
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An Outlet

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Midst of a City

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Struggling Faith

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My Life, My Katherine

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Color

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A Visceral Sense

By Kanishka Sonthalia / New York — A Visceral Sense  (Ongoing Project) The question of what a psyche or a soul can experience depends, in..
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