Noel P. Norton on stage with the President of the National Council of Indian Culture(NCIC) Deokienanan Sharma at the presentation of “Kalyana, The Beauty and Charm of Indian Culture in Trinidad and Tobago” - October 16, Diwali Nagar Opening Ceremony, Chaguanas, Trinidad 2011
Of great historic significance for Trinidad and Tobago is Noel P Norton’s recordings of every day life, industry, agriculture, landscapes and people of all walks of life. His work is captured in three previous publications: Noel Norton’s Trinidad and Tobago, Another Look at Trinidad and Tobago and Noel Norton’s 20 years of Trinidad Carnival. Among those important archives is his special interest in the beauty and daily endeavours of the Indian community in Trinidad.
His newest publication Kalyana is Mary and Noel Norton’s first and last joint recording of their impressions of East Indian culture, contribution and beauty over the years. The publication, a culmination of 2 years of production work, is also a dedication by Noel Norton to his wife Mary who passed peacefully on 25 August 2011, shortly after completion. Further details on Noel and Mary Norton’s contribution to national development in the field of photography can be found at www.noelnorton.com.
About the book:
“Kalyana, The Beauty and Charm of Indian Culture in Trinidad and Tobago” - Photographs by Noel P. Norton, Memoirs by the Mary Norton
A collection of over 70 photographs dating from 1959-present with a foreword by historian, Angelo Bissessarsingh and narrative by the recently deceased Mary Norton.
16”W x 10”H(closed); 32”W x 10”H(open)
[Design & Production: Everything Slight Pepper]