Turbans And Tales: Not Just Your Average Book, But History In The Making

Award Winning Photographers and Directors Amit and Naroop today Authors will launch their first book ‘Turbans And Tales’ at an event launch, on Thursday 24th January 2019 at The National Army Museum, London.

The 246-page book, a book which is already history in the making, is an accolade of 72 powerful images of Sikh individuals in turbans across the UK And USA, the images were first showcased four years ago and was named ‘The Singh Project’ which was exhibited at the City Hall, South Bank Centre, Framers Gallery as well as in Soho,Manhattan, USA where the exhibition saw over 7,000 plus visitors within 8 days, today the project is still touring and being exhibited Globally.

“Turbans and Tales” not only showcases the identity and culture of the Sikh community through photographs, but it also gives a voice to the people portrayed, who proudly share what being part of the community means for them, how they are perceived by others and more.

The turban has always played a huge role in the identity of India, worn at one time by all the major faiths of the nation. It was a symbol of status and respect.  With the combination of eye-catching imagery and the unbelievable true stories of the Sikh subjects photographed, the message Turbans and Tales promotes is very significant for today’s socio-economic climate.” said Amit and Naroop about their book.

The Creative duo have been working on the “Turbans and Tales” book for four years to successfully promote individualism and inclusiveness of the Sikh community.

The book launch evening will be attended by the subjects in the book who will be sharing the stage with Amit and Naroop sharing their journey through ‘Turbans and Tales’.

 “Turbans and Tales”  will be available in Waterstones from February 2019, and it is now available to pre-order online at Amazon.

 

Images
Image 1: Creative Photographer Director duo, left to right Amit Amin, Naroop Jhooti
Image 2: Turbans And Tales book launch event

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Notes To Editors

  • Amit and Naroop www.amitandnaroop.com are a Creative duo and formed their partnership in 2003. Turbans and Tales is due to launch on Thursday 24th January 2019, further information can be found; www.turbansandtales.com 
  • The Creative duo first gained recognition of their work together in the music Industry having worked with recognised music artists such as Tine Tempah, 50 Cent and Jay Sean.
  • Today their portfolio consists of high profile contracts within advertising and portraiture including Dynamo Magician, Ricky Gervais, The Kaiser Chiefs, Riz Ahmed, Barclays, Samsung, Wellman, BBC, Discovery, MTV, Sunsilk and Huawei, all interpreted with their characteristic passion and intense visual style.
  • Amit and Naroop both work as mentors for the Princes Trust and for Teenage Cancer Trust helping young, aspiring photographers to realise their dreams.
  • Through their photography, they also aim to raise awareness on topics and issues that they feel passionate about. The Singh Project is close to their heart. A marriage of their faith and talent, it represents their identity as British born photographers and their Punjabi, Sikh root which today is where Turbans and Tales was born from.

The book is available to pre-order on Amazon 

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