Contemporary Collection is a thoughtfully curated versatile collection of photographic artworks by photographers who have made a significant contribution to the field of photography, especially, Indian. This work from the series Tamilakam Rekaikal was done by Indian photographer Abul Kalam Azad in the year 2014.
Tamilakam Rekaikal, Archival Pigment Print, 24"x32", Abul Kalam Azad, 2014
Abu 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. Abul is noted for his experimental, cutting-edge, works on photographs. His works have been 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.