I am an independent photographer whose work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic (France), Stern (Germany), The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Newsweek, and Time (USA, Asia) and some others. I am also the author of the blog site called The Spinning Head, and the essays that accompany my India project which can be read on the The Idea of India project website, and those on the new project in Pakistan called Law & Disorder: A People's History of the Law in Pakistan


  • 2013:Artist Residency, Lahore University Management School (LUMS)
  • 2012 Soros Fellowship – Pakistan Justice Project
  • 2012 Social Science Research Council Fellowship (SSRC) - Finalist
  • 2012 Leverhulme Fellowship - Finalist
  • 2011 Swedish Institute – Visby Grant (Declined)
  • 2011 Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship – The Idea of India Project
  • 2009 Aftermath Grant – The Idea of India Project
  • 2009 Blue Earth Alliance Sponsorship – The Idea of India Project
  • 2009 Pulitzer Center For Crisis Reporting Grant – Gaza Undone
  • 2007 Finalist Aftermath Grant
  • 2005 Nominated for Visa d’Or News, Visa pour L’image – Haiti’s Struggle for Democracy
  • 2005 Nominated for Fuji Film Young Photographer Award, Visa pour L’image
  • 2002 Helge Scholarship, Missouri Photo Workshop, Fulton Missouri


  • B.Sc. 1988 Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Sciences New York City
  • M.B.A. 1995 Columbia University Graduate School of Business, New York City