Nathalie

Nathalie Painter, Illustrator, Author, photographer, sculptor. Born in Paris, Nathalie moved to India at the age of 7 when her family came to live in Auroville in the early days, as devotees of Sri Aurobindo and Mother. Growing up in Auroville has brought on a profound sense of exploration, adventure…

Marco Feira

Two grey/green eyes, one nose quite big, one mouth, few original teeth, but only two ears, 1m 79cm height, no special peculiarities visible except two big mustaches recently added. After I finished the Art School in Italy, I started to travel in Asia, I never stopped to paint, but I’m…

Marco Saroldi

MARCO SAROLDI Marco has worked as a photographer since 1983. In addition to the professional work, he likes to create imaginary landscapes or self-portraits representing contemporary issues. According to him, good photography is something that has a story and a purpose behind it. “The story could be anything. For example,…

Ashesh Joshi

My love for Arts and painting commenced and has grown with the study of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother; learning has been an education in appreciating the beauty of life. When the moments of deep intimacy descend on me and the inner vision shines through, I feel charmed… I paint.…

Olivier Barot

Olivier settled in Auroville in 1991. As a photographer, he became fascinated by the bewildering diversity of India, altogether wild and sophisticated, as well as by its splendid architecture. He then intended to show the Indian spirituality in its ambiguous religious and common sense: landscapes at dawn, medieval temples but…

Lalie Sorbet

I have this passion to create images... again and again... Video, 3D, collage, painting, photography, I like exploring all the possibilities of expression. My latest discovery: macrophotography. These macrophotographs have been taken in a little evergreen forest near the Bay of Bengal in South India called Auroville. Thanks to an…

Edoardo Grassi

Edoardo Grassi’s fundamental focus is on documentary, travel and portraiture photography. Over the years, he grew fond of National Geographic images which encouraged him to learn basics of photography. Photojournalism and documentary taught him about hidden charms of light and bluntness of reality. Truth and beauty are his goals.  …

Giorgio Molinari

Coming from Italy, Giorgio has been living in Auroville since 2003, making pictures for Auroville and Aurovillians as a gift, not for commercial use, and supporting the ARKA Project. At the Red Door in ARKA giving, upon request, workshops on old style photography with original big cameras and Chronotypes in…