ĀRUN (b. 1990, India)  focuses on the contemporary forces of development on Indian identity, traditional culture and natural environments.  Shooting in his preferred black and white medium format, he investigates his subjects with an eye for lines of geometry and contrasts of light and shadow, perhaps influenced by his appreciation for the work of Lu Nan and Gordon Parks. His personal stories demonstrate his intense study of a subject often offset by surprising observations unexpected by the viewer.  

ĀRUN is a self-taught, freelance photographer with a particular interest in archival photographic processes.  He has been mentored by French  photographer, Yannick Cormier. 

 

Credit: Anandha Jothi

Solo Exhibitions

2018     Repressed Memories, Kalinka Gallery, Pondicherry

 

2016    Out of sight…out of mind, PondyPHOTO 2016, Pondicherry

           

Group Exhibitions

2020    (Projection) Angkor Photo Festival, Cambodia

2016    Chennai Photo Biennale, Chennai

 All Images © ĀRUN

Chennai, India

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