2020 / Events / Other

The Macabre Tradition

  • Company
    Deerect
  • Photographer
    Donell Gumiran

The Macabre Tradition of Burning Human Bodies on the Banks of the Ganges Varanasi?s ghats are large stone steps constructed along the banks of India?s holy river, the Ganges. For centuries, people have been coming here to pray, meditate, bathe and, famously, cremate their dead.

He sees himself as an image-maker who captures and tells a story in a photograph. His photography is an art form, borne from his desire to create on canvas and his professional training in design. Donell is known for his evocative portraits, social documentary and travel photography. His favorite subjects are those that capture human conditions and emotions in everyday life. His knack for sharing his stories, captured through the lens, has won him international recognitions. He is the recipient of numerous awards both local and intern