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Winner, [Innovator of the Year] : India Today Woman Summit 2014. INDIA

Winner, [Online Influencer] : L’Oreal Paris Women Achiever’s Award 2013. INDIA

Honorary Mention [Digital Communities] : Prix Ars Electronica Award 2013. AUSTRIA



India’s Best Blogs (informational sites) 2013-2014

India’s best blogs (informational sites) of 2012-2013

Presentation by renowned photo historian, Professor Christopher Pinney , Chobi Mela 2013

Mining the Public . Chicago. January 2014

History in the Making. Hindustan Times. January 2014

NY Daily News, December 19. 2013

The National Archives of IndiaNewsletter 2013

Top 10 Photography Blogs of India. 2015

On nostalgia. Economic Times – 2015. By Vikram Doctor

Click, Save, Forget : Times of India. April 2016




Telegraph UK April 30, 2010 The Indian Memory Project.

Gulf News, UAE Priyanka Sacheti, July 16, 2010 A First-Hand Look at history

Wall Street Journal  Margherita Stancati, April 20, 2011 The Indian Memory Project

PHOTO Magazine  by Fabien Charuau, Paris, France, March Issue 2012, Indian Memory Project

The Australian WSJ Content Desk, Sydney

The Beat that my heart skipped, Rohini Wahi. London, UK

India by Design  Research Feature March 7, 2010. London, UK

What women make  Interview with Chauncey Zalkin, Female creativity around the world. May 19, 2011

Design Arts Daily, (DART) New York, February 17, 2012

Shahidul News Shahidul Alam Blog, February 10, 2012

Republic of Brown Geetanjali Dhillon. Los Angeles, April 22, 2010

Indian Memory Project- Idolatry, Thoughts on Culture March 14, 2010. Tel Aviv, Israel (translated into English via Google Translator)

Gulf News A Portrait of India, by Shiva Kumar Thekkepat July 20, 2012 UAE  PRINT VERSION

Dart Magazine, New York

The Herald, Pakistan. August 2012. by Sanam Maher Step Across this Line

The Washington Post, August 2012, by Rama Laxmi . In a fast-changing India, preserving what came before. (PRINT VERSION)

The History Workshop, UK. March, 2013

BBC HINDI , October 20, 2013

Télérama, France .  January 2014, by Emmanuel TellierL’Indian Memory Project recompose la grande famille indienne

New Yorker, USA . Instagram Take Over August 3-9, 2015.  QUARTZ/HUFFINGTON POST/SCROLL

Telling India’s Story Through Pictures : The Quint : September, 2015

BBC TRAVEL – The Week’s most important news, July 2013

BBC HINDI , October 20, 2013



Hindustan Times. Anshika Misra, Assistant Editor March 13, 2010 Mumbai Edition. Memories, Online

Open Magazine. March 26, 2010  A Family Album of India.

DNA, March 27, 2010 Mumbai. Colours of Nostalgia

Deccan Chronicle. Bijoy Bharatan, April 25, 2010 Presenting the Past

Mumbai Mirror & Bangalore Mirror. Ankit Ajmera, January 23, 2011/January 30, 2011 A Secret History

Outlook IndiaApril 11, 2011 Diachronic Lenses 

Indian Express, Sharon Fernandes April 17, 2011 This used to be me 

DNA Pune, Divya Mangwani, May 1, 2011 Preserving a Bygone era

Mid Day, Paromita Vohra., August 2011 Snapshots from the past

Tehelka, Culture and Society, Issue of May 8, 2010 Mention

Bangalore Mirror, Sudha Pillai, Features Editor, April 15, 2012 Memory Verification not needed

Economic Times, Deepika Sorabjee, May 2, 2012 Archiving through personal records with an interface like Facebook has made old worlds come alive

The Hindu, Geeta Padmanabhan, July 4, 2012 Portal to the past

Times of India, Bangalore, Shrabonti Bagchi August 4, 2012.  The Record of Small Things

Verve Magazine, August 2012 Memoirs of a Nation

Goa Herald, Diana Fernandes, October 7, 2012 Remembrance of Things Past.

Mint Lounge, Gayatri Jayaraman, December 22, 2012 Past Continuous

PostNoon, Hyderabad. February 3, 2013 Archive of Personal Memories

Times of India, (national) Nona Walia Sepia Toned Diaries March, 2013

Platform Magazine, April 2013

Mint Lounge, Pavitra Jayaraman. Lounge Loves Indian Memory Project.  July 2013

Indian Express. Amruta LakheThe Great Indian Time Travel.  July 2013

The Hindu, Jaideep Deo Bhanj, Clicking history. August 2013

The National Archives of India. Newsletter 2013

Deccan Herald, Manish Gaekwad, April 2014 This girl digs history

Navbharat Times, Rekha Khan, May 30, 2014

Mumbai Magazine. Salonee Gadgil, June 12, 2012

YAHOO! News, Geetanjali Shriram, February 17, 2012

Novel uses of the Internet – by Sunil, May 11, 2010

CNNGo.com. Geeta Nadkarni,  May 28, 2010 Open your albums

The History Workshop, UK, March, 2013

Guide to India, Italy. June 6, 2013


Little Black Book Delhi – August 2013

The Hindu, Jaideep Deo Bhanj, Clicking history. August 2013

The Goan, Kurt Bento,  The Accidental HistorianNovember 10, 2013

Deccan HeraldManish Gaekwad, April 2014 This girl digs history

Navbharat TimesRekha Khan, May 30, 2014

Man’s World, April 2010

Femina March 2011,

Yuva Magazine, May 2011

MTV Noise Factory, July 2011

Sunday Guardian, New Delhi 2010

House Calls, Hyderabad, May 2012

Man’s World, Jaideep Dave, November 2012

Times of India, March 2013

Femina, March 2013

Femina, April 2013

Sunday Mid-Day, June, 2013

Mint Lounge July 2013

Indian Express July 2013

The Goan, November, 2013

Mid-Day, Gujarati Edition. November 2014

Hindustan Times, January 2014

Télérama, France. January 2014

Chitralekha, (Gujarati Magazine) International Edition, January 2014

Dainik Bhaskar, North India Edition. January 2014

Financial Express. by Kunal Doley. August 2014

Juice Magazine, Mumbai. 2014

Homegrown.in February 2015

Preserving the Broken Past, Times of India, August 2016

Stories from memories, The Hindu, December 2016

Ladies Finger, February 2017

Live Mint, March 2017



CNN-IBNVideo, June 13, 2012
NDTVVideo July, 2015



When Nations Remember, Singapore October 11-12, 2010 Speaker

The Art House, Singapore October 13, 2010

Open Show, New Delhi February 12, 2011 

Fstop, Ahmedabad April 24, 2011 

Delhi Photo Festival, New Delhi November 22, 2011, Speaker 

INK Conference (in association with TED),  Jaipur, December 9, 2011 Fellow Speaker (video)

Chhaya, International Conference on Photography of India  NID, Ahmedabad. February 2, 2012, Speaker,

INK Talks (in association with TED) RVCE Bangalore March 16, 2012, Speaker

Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London, April 17, 2012

Hri Archiving Conference, Bangalore, July 28-29, 2012

United Arts Fair, Speaker New Delhi. September 29, 2012

D.Noise Design festival, Speaker Jaipur, January 25, 2013

INDIAAFRICA Festival, Johannesburg. South Africa May 15, 2013

Panelist, KASHISH FILM FESTIVAL, Mumbai. May 23, 2013

Bombay Photographers Club, Mumbai June 30, 2013

Queer Archiving Conference, Bangalore. August 17-18, 2013

Publisher’s Next. Goa. September 19-22. 2013

Mind Scape Festival, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. December 7, 2013

Tedx Gateway, NCPA, Mumbai. December 8, 2013 [video]

College of Architecture. Navi Mumbai, Mumbai. December 7. 2013

TedxGateway. NCPA, Mumbai. December 8. 2013

Symposium on Photography conservation, CSMVS Museum (Formerly Prince Wales), Mumbai. January 27 . 2014

Panelist. Lit.Mus Festival, Bangalore. May 3, 2014

Panelist. Citizen’s Archive. South Bank Alchemy Festival & Citizen’s Archive of Pakistan, London. May 20, 2014

Partner. Symposium on Conservation of Photography, Delhi. August 30 . 2014

Panelist, Tarq Gallery. Mumbai. November, 2014

Speaker, Godrej India Culture Labs, Mumbai, January 2015

Speaker, Pune Design Festival, Pune February 2015

Guest Lecture, University of Syracuse, London. March 2015

Speaker, ISDI Parsons, Mumbai. April 25, 2015

Speaker, Royal Ontario Museum/University of Toronto. May 26, 2015

Speaker, Ryerson University, Toronto. May 24, 2015

Speaker, Chandigarh Literature Festival. November, 2015

Panelist, American Library + University of Mumbai . February, 2016

Panelist, The Coalition, New Delhi. March, 2016

Speaker, Creative Mornings. April, 2016

Panelist/ Speaker Lit for Life, Hindu Literature Festival. January 2017 (VIDEO)

Speaker Times Literature Festival, Bangalore. February 10, 2017

PanelistAvid Learning / Chemould Prescott Road, March 23, 2017 ( VIDEO)



Vadehra Gallery New Delhi. April -June 2011 Group Exhibition, “Something I Have Been Meaning To Tell You“.

Workers Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa. May 14-19, 2013

Lived Stories, Everyday Lives – Images from Private Collections across South-Asia.
Chandigarh. July 2013  Group Exhibition (Punjabi)
Memorabilia, Curated by Lina Vincent. Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore. January 6 – February 22, 2014
Sensorium Fest, Goa. Curated by Prashant Panjiar – December 2014  -February 2015
The Photograph is Proof . Curated by Anusha Yadav / The Memory Company.
Format International Photography Festival, Derby UK.  March 12- May 17, 2015
Redisplayed at Access T: me Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai . March 9- April 22, 2017


Microsoft . Head office . Hyderabad. September 19, 2013