"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

The Passage Of Light



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Pictures taken during my visit to the Kerala Lalithakala Academy Archive. The building was designed by Laurie Baker, a pioneer of low-cost, “environment-friendly” architecture in India.


2 responses

  1. Lucille

    What a beautiful way to illuminate a staircase. Are the colours in the brickwork or just reflected from whatever is outside?

    August 3, 2010 at 11:27 am

    • The orange colour is definitely just that of natural brick. I’m ashamed to admit I’m not completely sure if the “green lights” are from the brick being artificially coloured, or leaf reflections. I suspect it’s the latter…

      August 3, 2010 at 12:57 pm

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