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The Clay Oven (Chullah)

2008 International Photography Exhibition
“The Clay Oven (Chullah)”
Location: Rural Bengal, India
Photographer: Jaideep Banerjee
University Affliation: Graduate Student
Category: Places
Award: 2nd Place

In the artist's own words: “The clay oven is a cooking appliance of great antiquity – extremely effcient and yet simple to make from mud plaster, using chopped wood, coal, dried leaves as fuel. It is still an integral part of any kitchen in the rural forests of India, even in this modern age.”