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1. The Great Outdoors: The picnicking subculture in eastern India
A photo-essay by Arko Datto, with text by Tanvi Mishra, in February.
The presence of improbable man-made objects in an unassuming, suburban landscape occurs repeatedly in Pik-Nik, Arko Datto’s series of images, which examines picnicking as a cultural practice in regions across eastern India, including Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal.