A puppet maker and her puppets in afternoon light. It has been a tradition in this family for the women to paint and carve the puppets for the men to perform on.
Shadipur Depot, New Delhi, India
The Kathiputli Colony in the Shadipur Depot slum is home to hundreds of (originally Rajasthani) performers. The artistes who live here - from magicians, acrobats, musicians, dancers and puppeteers are often international renowed by always return to the Shadipur slum.