Ahp (Installation View)

Aishwarya Arumbakkam2016

Chennai Photo Biennale

Chennai Photo Biennale
Chennai, India

Aishwarya Arumbakkam's showcase at the Government College of Fine Arts during Chennai Photo Biennale 2019. Ahp is a fictional exploration of a female ghost popular in the Cambodian folklore and public imagination. Aishwarya Arumbakkam through her work brings forth the point of view of those who are forbidden, feared and excluded as ‘other’ in the society.


  • Title: Ahp (Installation View)
  • Creator: Aishwarya Arumbakkam
  • Date Created: 2016
  • Location: Government College of Fine Arts, Chennai
  • Location Created: Chennai
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Artist Website
  • External Link: Chennai Photo Biennale website
  • Exhibition title: An unbearable lightness of being
  • Exhibition Description: A sense of dystopia, unease, maybe even giggly laughter, hysteria, melancholy, or even pictures of the unnoticed
  • CPB Edition: 2019
  • Artist's biography: Aishwarya Arumbakkam is a photographer and filmmaker based between Mumbai and Austin. Her primary areas of interest include nature, mythology, cultural narratives, fiction, portraiture and bookmaking. She’s currently working on ongoing projects based in India and Bangladesh.

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