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Deepti Asthana

Deepti Asthana

Hanging in There, 2020

8½ x 11" Archival pigment print
6½ x 9¾" Image size

Edition of 22

Each print includes a certificate of authenticity, numbered and hand-signed by the artist.

  • Artist Bio

    Deepti Asthana is an independent photographer, film-maker, educator and National Geographic Explorer. Her work focuses on gender and environmental issues in traditional societies of India. Her keen interest in slow and long form documentary photography allows her in-depth access into the lives of the people she photographs. Deepti’s work is both tender and strong, bringing in the emotional and social balance required to tell the truest version of these hard-hitting experiences. In the year 2020, Deepti was awarded by World Press Photo under their Global Talent 6*6 program.

    Deepti is currently documenting the water crisis in Western Himalayas and how it impacts lives of young women. Her project is supported by The National Geographic Society.

    Her work has been published in National Geographic Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, BBC News, Al Jazeera English, Der Spiegel, The New York Times Style Magazine, Liberation- France, Daily Post, Huffington Post, First Post, The Diplomat, Feature Shoot, WOZ Die Wochenzeitung, The Caravan Magazine, Hindu Business Line, The Hindu, Better Photography, The Quint, Scroll, The Quartz.

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