Untitled, from the series Of Instincts, Tendencies, Images, Pleasure and Conduct, 2016
Inkjet Archival Print, Hahnemühle Photorag Ultra Smooth, printed in 2017, Edition 2/3, 23 ½ x 21 ⅞ inches, signed in pencil on back
Courtesy of the artist
Sandip Kuriakose graduated with an M.V.A. in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, the
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India, and a B.F.A. in painting from the
College of Art, New Delhi. Kuriakose’s group shows include FotoFest International 2018
Biennial Central Exhibition INDIA /Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art, Houston
(2018); Where is Queer? When is Queer? What is Queer?, Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller
Bhavan, New Delhi (2015); 6th European Month of Photography, Das Foto Image Factory,
Berlin (2014); Art For Young Collectors, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai (2014);
United Art Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi (2013); and Photographing the Metropolitan
(with Verena Jaekel), Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi (2011), among others.
The central focus of his work has been the examination of power (structures)—both legal
and social—in conjunction with ideas of masculinity, gender, and sexual identity.