Project Description

Temple Tents for Goddesses in Gujarat, India

  • CRAFT
  • INR 2,995/£50/$90
  • ISBN: 978-93-83098-15-6
  • Size: 300 x 230mm,
  • 300pp, 150 gsm art paper (matt)
  • 379 photographs, All colour,
  • Hard bound with dust jacket
The book is a monograph on printed and painted canopies and awnings used by some underprivileged groups in Gujarat to erect temporary sacred spaces to perform ceremonies invoking goddesses.The book is based on an exhibition catalogue (in German) the author produced in collaboration with Jyotindra Jain and Haku Shah in 1982 for an exhibition at the Museum Rietberg in Zurich.

Eberhard Fischer

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Eberhard Fischer Eberhard Fischer is an art historian and cultural anthropologist. Till recently he was the Director of the Museum Rietberg Zurich. Shifting attention from his early interest in African [...]

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