Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man
Supported by: Gallery Ragini
This title is taken from James Joyce’s novel, Joyce speaks of the political and socio-cultural changes of Ireland about the political climate of England . Dublin is the setting and while speaking of the life of the city he speaks of his own life.
Inspired by this grand narrative Akhlaq Ahmed attempts to capture the nuances of his life which are spread over rural Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Delhi and London. He reached Mumbai and started working on hoardings. He painted sign boards for the wayside eateries .He travelled to England to participate in several international exhibitions for street art and graffiti art.