Abul Kalam Azad, contemporary Indian photographer and Founder Director of Ekalokam Trust for Photography extends his services as Editor-in-Chief of “Photo Mail“. Abul’s photographic works are predominantly autobiographical and explore the areas of politics, culture, contemporary micro-history, gender and eroticism. His works attempts a re-reading of contemporary Indian history – the history in which ordinary people are absent and mainly provided by beautiful images and icons. Abul’s works makes an active intervention in the common illustrative discourse of cultural history. Using the same tool, photography, that chisels history out of a block of ‘real’ human experiences, Abul makes a parody of it.
‘Editor’s Pick’, a column by Abul Kalam Azad is dedicated to creative photographers. This column focuses on sharing works of young, emerging and leading photographers, without restricting the selection on the basis of genres.