Editor at Large
Shubham Biswas is currently working at INTACH Pondicherry as a Research Coordinator. He spent his childhood growing up in the city of Calcutta amidst the remnants of the British Raj, which sparked his interest in Indo-European cultural exchanges from a young age. Over the course of his travels to old colonial cities like Chandernagore, Serampore, Masulipatnam and Goa, his interest in early interactions between the East and the West has only grown in leaps and bounds.
Anne Moreno is an architect (DEA) from Reunion Island. She has always been sensitive to issues of heritage preservation and conservation which led her to take up several related internships in Reunion Island involving the restoration of vernacular creole villas. For the time being, she has set up shop in Pondicherry. This old french outpost nestled on the bay of Bengal, with passing similarities to Reunion Island has left her with a desire to explore their common historical ties.
Sarah is a U.S. native currently living in Pondicherry and working as a middle school English teacher. With a background in Anthropology and a passion for local cultures, she spends her days off exploring the diverse milieu that is Pondicherry, and contributing heritage content to several projects in the city.
Susmita Bhattacharya, interning at INTACH is a graduating architect from Kolkata. « Architecture is frozen art »; so art and illustrations are an extension to architecture. Enthused by the beauty of the enriched heritage of Pondicherry, and with the passion to create her own imagery of beauty, she has embarked on a journey of recreating and capturing the heritage of Pondicherry with her own hands.