PHOTOGRAPHIC DIPTYCHS – A Cultural Study

  Descriptive Title A visual research on the influence of education, cultural background and Exposure to fine arts on how individuals perceive and interpret singular or juxtaposed photographic imagery. Background The word Diptych comes from two Greek words ‘di’, meaning two, and ‘tyche’, meaning fold. Basically a diptych is any two flat objects attached at a hinge. The word was first used in 1622* (Merriam-Webster) even though Ivory Notebook Diptychs were in prevalence right from the 6th Century Rome. Diptych paintings were common in the medieval period. Altar pieces in diptych, triptych and polyptych  formats were  also prevalent in many …

‘Open Origins – Open Ends’, Exhibition of photography curated by Unni Pulikkal S.

The path-breaking exhibition of photography organized by PHOTOMUSE – The Museum of Photography opened at Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy, Thrissur, The show titled ‘Open Origins – Open Ends’ features 40 photographs by 40 Kerala-born photographers living around the Nation and the middle-east. The specialty of the show is the exquisite display in which the elegantly framed pictures have been grouped into 12 separate installations representing 12 concepts, each one being presented on 12 walls of the gallery. The unique display has already received much acclaim from the viewers as well as from the critic and art historian Vijayakumar Menon who …

Unni Pulikkal WORKSHOP IN MUSCAT

Hello friends, Delighted to share the news that I am visiting Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, from 24th to 28th November, 2015, to do a workshop on ‘Understanding Composition & Natural Light’ for an esteemed group of photographers of ‘FSO Muscat’. Looking forward to it! Happiness to you! unni