UNSUNG: Celebrating the Extraordinary Grandeur of Smallness

Celebrating the Extraordinary Grandeur of Smallness” derives inspiration from the writings of botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer’s book on mosses. It is the 3rd project in the UNSUNG series. Published by photographer Mahesh Bhat, the first volume UNSUNG and the second volume UNSUNG-Extraordinary Lives, celebrated the stories of real heroes of India, people who have contributed to society against odds. This multi (mixed) media exhibition, curated by Mahesh Bhat and Dinesh Khanna and produced by the work of five extraordinarily talented women photographers lens based artists – Aparna Mohindra, Deepti Asthana, Karen Dias, Neeraja Rao and Sharmistha Dutta will tell the stories of the unseen lives, places and philosophies that inhabit the liminal boundaries between worlds.

Mahesh Bhat is a photographer, educator, film maker, book maker, and independent publisher. His work has been focused in and around India for the last three decades. He has been deeply involved with preserving a large-tract grassland and shrub forest—an important catchment of river Arkavathy in northern Bangalore—for over a decade now. He is an avid organic-farming enthusiast. Mahesh’s projects and work are accessible on maheshbhat.com and unsung.in.

Third Volume of Project