On the roads of India

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Four Sadhu (exhibition work)
Referral to the creative trip

On the roads of India — fifth personal exhibition of the photographer and traveler Viktor Pinchuk, which was held from April 2 to April 15, 2007 in the Crimean Artist's House (Simferopol), where was located the regional branch of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, by the referral of which author visited India.

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Creative trip to India lasted two weeks; the route included eight cities: Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Ajmer, Vadodara, Surat, Margao, Mumbai, Bandra.[1].

Works of genre and street photography dominated the presented collection Realistic situations of Indian life were complemented by images of ancient architecture, animals and deities. The neighborhood of majestic palaces and mausoleums with complete unsanitary conditions surprised some viewers who were brought up on the beauty of Indian movies.

Conception of the cultural and geographical project included not only holding an exhibition: author wrote several articles describing exotic country, its inhabitants and traditions, in particular "God is one... In 200 Persons" (see below), about the peculiarities of Indian religion (as understood by a European); few years later a brochure "Indian Dreams" was published.

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  1. Pinchuk, Viktor. Indian dreams (in Russian). Russia: Brovko. p. 40. ISBN 978-5-9909912-6-2.

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