Mud horse sculptures are offered to local deities in villages in rural South India. This photograph was shot in ancient heritage town Tiruvannamalai by Indian photographer Abul Kalam Azad in the year 2014. The prints are limited edition and signed.
Offering, Tiruvannamalai 2014
Abul Kalam Azad is an Indian visual artist and photographer based in Kerala. His works are largely personal explorations and documentation of experiences, and memories of his native land, people, and their culture. They deal with issues of identity, ethics, micro/macro history, and eroticism. His works have exhibited Nationally/Internationally in reputed museums and galleries. He has received Charles Wallace Award in the year 1996 and recognized by the French government through a scholarship grant. He is a recipient of grants from the Government of India and India Foundation for the Arts (IFA). He is the founder of Ekalokam Trust for Photography and Editor-in-chief of PhotoMail Online magazine.