Sandra Chen Weinstein

Facets of India
Location: Lake Forest, California
Nationality: USA /Taiwanese
Biography: Sandra's work focuses on documentary photography emphasizing social identity, culture, and minorities. Earlier projects include the rich culture diversity in India. She has dedicated, long-term projects on the lives of women in the Middle... read on
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Facets of India
Copyright sandra chen weinstein 2021
Updated 05/07/16
Location India

From river to desert, North to South, India presents a wondrous symphony of humanity and nature. This complex caste society celebrates it's religious heritage and shared cultural experience in a colorful mingling of ancient customs and modern experience. Sandra Chen Weinstein portrays the Indian people in their ritual and spiritual daily life. These images show the intensity and uniqueness of an ancient culture in modern times.

Sandra portrays people in their ritual, spiritual daily life and the rich Indian landscape. Her images show the struggles and hopes in a complex cast society show the struggles and hopes in a complex caste society especially for ordinary and lower caste Indian lives in a wide continent. 

Her ultimate goal is to illuminate the timeless human condition through her relationship to the subject, thus revealing the unguarded person and complex emotions at a moment in time.


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