Adira Thekkuveettil was born in Calcutta, India (1990). Through her personal work, she explores issues of identity and personal histories, visual culture and politics. Currently, she is working on a project exploring the complex urban landscape of Kolkata. In her professional practice, she works as an exhibition designer and researcher, collaborating with museums, institutions, archives and artists. She is a graduate of the National Institute of Design and is presently based out of Kolkata and Trivandrum, India.
Amarnath Praful (b 1992) is a visual artist who primarily works with photography. His practice explores performance, text, video, and found material to navigate the landscape, mythological – folk traditions, the cultural and political histories of Kerala, a southern state in India. His pedagogical concerns are in the area of representational politics, history of photography in the subcontinent, inter – media image practices and cinema studies. He is currently an Associate Faculty at the Photography Design program at National institute of Design, Gandhinagar, India.