logo image Visual & Oral history of the Indian Subcontinent via family archives


Anusha Yadav is a Photographer, Photo archivist, Publication Designer and a Curator. She graduated in Communication Design from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad in 1997. After 16 years of a joyful career in graphic design and advertising, Anusha also began working as an independent photographer in 2006. Her works have been published and exhibited in India, Austria, Germany, China, UK, Singapore, South Africa & USA.

In 2010 she founded Indian Memory Project – The world’s first online visual & narrative based archive, to trace a personal history of the Indian Subcontinent through images found in family and personal archives. The project has been cited as exemplary and has pioneered an alternate method in which narratives of the world are told and understood.

In 2013, she founded The Memory Company, a consultancy that works on artistic, and curatorial projects, archives and exhibitions related to history, narratives and photography. Most recently the company curated its first international narrative and image based exhibit on historical criminal investigations from India – “The Photograph is Proof”, at the Format International Photography Festival, 2015 in UK.

In inclusion to being a speaker on several esteemed panels across the world, Anusha has been awarded the ‘Honorary mention’ at the Prix Ars Electronica 2013 awards, an international award for excellence in Cyber Arts & online Media, the L’oreal Paris Femina Women Achievers’ Award 2013 and the Innovator of the Year – India Today Women’s Summit, 2014.

Photography – www.anushayadav.com
Publication Design – anushayadavbookdesign.tumblr.com