Visual Anthropologist | Filmmaker | Photographer | Student of MA in Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London
Mayapuri: A biography of scrap
Touted as Asia’s largest scrap market, Mayapuri is definitely the India’s largest. Labyrinth of pavements and roads encroached with greasy machine parts are a common sight as soon as you enter the market. Hammering, loud buzzing of welding machines and the continuous sound of metal clunking when thrown at each other are discerning characteristics of Mayapuri.
Watch the short film which explores the complexities of work and processes that Mayapuri is. Produced and edited by me, camerawork by Saumya Khandelwal:
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