“I am The Storeroom. I have changed a lot over the years; I used to be a useful room, lively and full of laughter. There were daily movements. Now it is dark here all the time.”
Through the words of Sharvaree’s grandmother, Aaji, and the lens of ‘Kotthar’, this project brings alive obsolete objects from the traditional Indian kitchen that have been kept locked away for decades. These are objects that represent identity, history and immense cultural value, but rarely see the light of day. Why? Has the way of life replaced the objects that are used, or have the objects defined this cultural change?