A Contemporary Indian Lens: Vasantha Yogananthan

Photographer Vasantha Yogananthan uses a contemporary lens to reimagine India’s founding epic of Hindu mythology, the Ramayana, in his seven-part series A Myth of Two Souls. Yogananthan was born in Grenoble, France, in 1985 to a Sri Lankan father and French mother, though his first visit to the subcontinent was in 2013. With over 13 trips to Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka since then, he retraced the chronicles of Ramayana protagonist Prince Rama, which is filled with themes of love, betrayal, and ...

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