Imprint / Acknowledgement

Chalai is an audiovisual storytelling project created and directed by Nora Bibel with the support of Goethe-Zentrum Trivandrum in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut, Bangalore.


Goethe-Zentrum Trivandrum

We wish to thank the following persons:

  • German photographer Nora Bibel, who stayed in September 2016 and September 2018 in Thiruvananthapuram experiencing Chalai market and collecting images, interviews and sound.
  • Trivandrum-based photographer Anjali Gopakumar, who joined every minute with Nora Bibel at Chalai market, knocking at doors, talking to people, finding the way and assisting with the photos and interviews.
  • Bobby Mohan for the production support.
  • Snigdha Sandip for the texts and transcriptions.
  • Palnar Transmedia Pvt. Ltd. ( for the website creation.
  • Goethe-Institut, Bangalore with Claus Heimes and Maureen Gonsalves for the funding.

Making of photos taken by Anjali Gopakumar

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