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Victor Dlamini

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Four Photographs from Words on Water in Durban

Spend time with the Indian participants of this year’s Words on Water festival – as I’ve had the privilege to do this week, during the festival’s Durban leg – and you find yourself bedazzled by their intellectual ferocity, lifted by their wit and wisdom.

Here are three photographs from the festival, followed by a watercolour sketch done with the assistance of Photoshop:

Shobhaa Dé
Shobhaa Dé

Consul General Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Shobhaa De, Shringla's Wife, Arshia Sattar, Ramachandra Guha
India Consul General Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Shobhaa De, Shringla’s Wife, Arshia Sattar, Ramachandra Guha

Shobhaa Dé
Shobhaa Dé

Fatima Meer & Shobhaa De "Watercolour"
Fatima Meer and Shobhaa Dé (“watercolour”)

 

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    September 15th, 2009 @11:11 #
     
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    Superb, as always, Victor, and that "watercolour" is exceptional. Ohhh, you have met my hero, Ramachandra Guha... I have the hugest crush on the man.

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