Thomas Ruff reimagines 1850s India and Burma at the V&A Photography Centre

Thomas Ruff reimagines 1850s India and Burma at the V&A Photography Centre

A major new body of work by German artist Thomas Ruff bridges digital manipulation with one of the earliest important achievements in analogue photography. Commissioned to celebrate the opening V&A’s brand new Photography Centre on 12 October, the series Ruff/Tripe reimagines a set of 1850s images of temples, palaces and monuments in India and Burma (now Myanmar) captured by British Army captain and photographer Linnaeus Tripe. The Englishman joined the East India Company army in 1938, moving...

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