Aishwarya Arumbakkam


Aishwarya Arumbakkam (b.1988) is an artist from Chennai, India, currently based in Austin, Texas. Arumbakkam works across multiple media including photography, filmmaking and drawing. Her work is centred on cultural narratives and identity, and finds expression in mythological and personal narratives.

She has exhibited her works in India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, China and the U.K. In 2020, she was awarded the Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship. She was selected as one of the ’Ones to Watch’ by the British Journal of Photography in 2019. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Studio Art at The University of Texas, Austin.