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    This weekend, explore parks and railway stations to see what the Chennai Photo Biennale has in store

    Surrealistic by Nature
    City-based French documentary photographer, Yannick Cormier, has curated this series. Featuring the work of people like Cristina De Middel, Suresh Punjabi, Piotr Zbierski and Zhang Xiao, it showcases powerful photographs of non-globalised cultures. Till March 13, between 5 am and 9 pm, at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz Avenue, Mylapore.

    Observations of a Time Traveller
    Photographer Sudarshan Chari hit the streets of Chennai,  Bhopal and Benares, focussing on the everyday and the poignant. Travelling through what he calls his ‘time and space’ matrix, his photographs are candid, yet have a magical quality about them. From March 6 – June 8, at Gallery Veda, from 10.30 am to 6 pm. Details: 43090422, galleryveda.com

    In an aim to empower marginalised women in developing countries—by giving them cameras and photography training—Lensational, a non-profit, worked with young girls from two NGOs in the city. Photographs from their excursions into the city have been put up at the Thiruvanmiyur MRTS. Till March 13,
    from 10 am to 5 pm.

    Urban Water
    Bangladeshi photographer Munem Wasif and environmental activist Ravi Agarwal took 15 photographers under their wing, to create a body of work that had Chennai’s issues with water at its core. Check out what the team—including names like Anshika Varma, Dhruv Dhakan, Jordi Pizzaro, Ronny Sen, and Zishaan Akbar—have captured. Till March 13, at Light House MRTS,
    from 10 am to 5 pm.


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