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Ten years ago the Asian Cultural Council, New York (formerly known as John D. Rockefeller III Fund) granted a fellowship to Pablo Bartholomew to document The Indian Emigre in America.

Girl preparing for a Kathak performance at the 15th August Independence Day celebrations on Madison Avenue in New York.
Cultural activities bring out the traditional values in the Indian emigres.

Ashwin Batish plays Punk Sitar at a club in New York.
The East and the West do meet in strange places.

The Chitresh Das Dance Company at the Golden Gate bridge. Chitresh as Krishna with his Gopis.
He is one of the many dancers and musicians working in and around the Bay area. The Ali Akbar school of music is there. Zakir Hussain lives in the area.

Arun Natravali of Bell labs with video digital imaging experiments of his own portrait.
He is one of many Indian scientists working on the edge of new technology in their various fields.

Inventor of the CO2 Laser Dr. Kumar Patel at Bell Labs.
Dr Patel is a member of the Bell Labs Hall of Fame.

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All photographs by Pablo Bartholomew.
For photo rights, please contact the agency, Gamma Liaison.

Asian Art Museum of San Francisco,
Golden Gate Park, California.


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