A. Balasubramaniam (b. 1971) received his Bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the Government College of Arts, Chennai, in 1995. In 1998 he studied printmaking at EPW Edinburgh, UK, after which he pursued his love for the genre at the Universitat fur Angewandte Kunste in Wien, Austria. He has travelled extensively and exhibited in France, Spain, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Finland, Norway and USA. Some of his well known exhibitions include “Contemplating the Void” (Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2010); “*(In)between” (Talwar Gallery, New Delhi, 2009); “Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art” (Mori Art Museum (Tokyo); National Museum of Contemporary Art (Korea); Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/ Wien (Austria, 2008); “Belief”(Singapore Biennale, 2006); “Unfixed Being” (Davidson College, North Carolina, 2005); “Indian Summer” (Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris,2005); “Into Thin Air” (Talwar Gallery, New York, 2004); and “Traces” (Fundacio Pilar i Joan Miro’s, Spain, 2002), amongst others. Mr. Balasubramaniam was also invited as a Speaker to the TED India Conference in Mysore (2009) and to teach at Cornell University Art Department, Ithaca, New York (2008). He is a recipient of several awards such as the Fundacio pilar i Joan Miro’s Award (Spain), Kunstlerdorf’s Fellowship, Schoppingen (Germany), The Charles Wallace India Trust Arts Fellowship Award (UK), the 2nd Egyptian International Print Triennial Award (Egypt), the Grapheion Review Award in International Print Biennial (Czech Republic) and the Sanskriti Award (India), to mention a few. A. Balasubramaniam lives and works in Bangalore, Karnataka.