Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Vivek Muthuramalingam is a documentary photographer, visual artist and a writer based out of Bangalore. His projects are often multidisciplinary and commentarial, exploring issues of urban society, cultural history, environment and medical science. He continues to explore nostalgia as a central theme through arresting images and personal writings in his project Bangalore: A Visual Anthology.
He was tutored in fine-art at the Ken School of Art, Bangalore and completed his studies in medicine at Kolar, Karnataka. He worked briefly as a junior surgical resident at Manipal Hospital in Bangalore before he turned to photography.
His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Guardian, Motherland Magazine, Tehelka, Outlook publications, OPEN Magazine, National Geographic Traveller and the Journal of Indian Literature among others. Vivek has also worked on reports for Greenpeace, Nike Foundation’s Girl Effect and the WHO. He has been a part of many collaborative projects at the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Unbox Festival in New Delhi and at the Goa Centre for Alternative Photography to name a few.
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