about

Unmesh Dasthakhir (b. 1976) is a designer, visual artist and a photographer who works in a variety of media. He grew up in Kerala, India, before he went to National Institute of Fashion Design, New Delhi, where he earned his post graduation in Textile designing.

Over the years he developed a fine art approach to the field of photography. His works consists of documentation of urban life and landscapes in Indian cities. Nowadays there are many declination of the photographic language that coexist under the definition ‘documentary photography’. It could disappoint if what you’re looking for are factual truths. It is about what the photographer think of the subjects and not the search for a specific, literal truth. There are many things that open up when you see things in a different perspective or not such a literal way.

Unmesh currently lives and works in Bangalore,Karnataka, India.