In Praise of Hands

The art of hand craft is also a reminder of South Asian culture which cannot be forgone with out appreciation. Being a photographer, I have an urge to collect moments of hardship as much as culture, and what better then the work of hands.

The art of pottery curving clay on pottery wheels

"You are the salt of the earth. And you are here to season the world." - Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

"I thought clay must feel happy in the good potter's hand." - Janet Fitch, White Oleander

"Like a Persian carpet the weave of time pushed their lives into a pattern." - Meghna Pant, One and a Half Wife

"Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul." - W.Somerset Maugham, The Summing Up

"Space is a precious thing to waste. You don't want to fll your house with anything that doesn't directly add to your happiness." - Sherry Petersik, Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update Show Your Home Some Love

"His Hands are miracles. I can watch them for hours, transforming wood into something it never dreamed of being." - Katja Millay, The Sea of Tranquility