His work draws from his surroundings, especially the imagery and belief system he encountered at home. While an art student, Unnikrishnan C began painting the terracotta bricks on the walls of his home, creating one painting a day like the pages of a diary.
His work was shown in the 2014 Kochi Muziris Biennale.
Unnikrishnan was born in 1991 in Pezhumpara, India, where he currently lives and works. He received his education at Government College of Fine Arts, Thrissur, India.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 12


C, Unnikrishnan


Unnikrishnan’s paintings and carvings on brick record intimate scenes of life in the city and anecdotes of his relations with people and objects.