The stars are his bones: an atmospheric photo-haiku monograph with Upanishadic extracts

The stars are his bones: an atmospheric photo-haiku monograph with Upanishadic extracts


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"THE STARS ARE HIS BONES" is an Indo-Irish project as Kolkata-based photographer Mr. Debiprasad Mukherjee and Dublin-based poet littérateur Mr. Gabriel Rosenstock have combined their creative forces to produce an atmospheric photo-haiku monograph infused with the wisdom of Upanishadic extracts. The harmonious interplay of sublimated form of poetry as 'found haiku' with the synthetic narrative of the images created the magic with the help of two ancient languages Sanskrit & Gaelic (Irish) along with English.

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ISBN-13: 9780893047085
Publisher: Srishtisandhan
Publication date: 11/21/2021
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Debiprasad Mukherjee is an Indian photographer and visual story-teller. His passion towards visual journalism is not only to depict emotional, social, political and economic perspectives and multi-layered conflicts but also to portray surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. Debiprasad was the convener of the first Kolkata International Photography Festival, represented World Climate Summit Madrid 2019 as Global Carbon Ambassador and author of "Sound of Silence". He exhibited his works in more than 20 countries and published in 15+ international magazines & websites.

Gabriel Rosenstock was born in postcolonial Ireland. He is a bilingual poet, tankaist, haikuist, translator, short story writer, novelist, playwright, essayist and, to borrow a phrase from Hugh MacDiarmid, 'a champion of forlorn causes'. Previous collaborative work with Debiprasad Mukherjee has appeared in The Irish Times, The Culturium and Margutte (See Ekphrastic Collaborations in Mukherjee's website). Rosenstock is a member of Aosdána ( the Irish academy of arts & letters), a Lineage Holder of Celtic Buddhism and a recipient of the Tamgha-i-Khidmat medal for services to literature.

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