For the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) project Desmond has embarked on a joint project with Ramesh Kalkur that reinterprets the Gopuram or temple peculiar to Tamil Nadu.
The work is titled ‘Gopuram - Gods and Goddesses of south India’ or Frequent Flyers.
Studios of Devotion is a four-part documentary series directed by Gautam Ghose with Jagannath Guha as associate director and artist-curator Desmond Lazaro as scriptwriter and narrator.
Visiting artists and their studios in different parts of India, the film captures the spirit of devotion and spirituality as practiced in contemporary India.
Confronted by such realities (1) - the blue house a shack made of palm leaf (2) - and metal (3) - spoke of contradictions (5) - on many levels (6) - of improvisations (7) - wants, desire (8) - necessity (9) - of all the things we grapple with (10) - definig and re-defining (11) - "home" (12)