People at Clay at the Athens Photo Festival at the Benaki Museum June 6th to July 28th, 2024

39 Nord 16.3 Est: SIMPOSIO

I am excited to announce my participation in the upcoming exhibition project “39° North 16°3’ East,” held at Fondazione Elpis, Milano on Saturday, 2nd and Sunday, 3rd March. This event, centred around the geographic coordinates of Calabria, features two compelling exhibitions:

Curated by In-ruins, this collective exhibition showcases the outcomes of the 2023 In-ruins artist residency at the Sibari Archaeological Park and the National Archaeological Museum of Amendolara. The exhibition includes works by Arie Amaya-Akkermans, Simon Bellouard, Cañadas & Murua, Beatrice Celli, Akshay Mahajan, Matilde Sambo, and Traslochi Emotivi.

I am pleased to announce that my work will be featured in the Foam Talent 2024-2025 exhibition. This group exhibition showcases the work of 20 artists from around the world who are contributing to the future of photography.

The exhibition includes a diverse range of photographic practices and perspectives. You can explore the digital exhibition here.

Artists: Eleonora Agostini, Cristóbal Ascencio, Florian Braakman, Sander Coers, Rehab Eldalil, Issam Larkat, Xin Li, Akshay Mahajan, Thero Makepe, Marisol Mendez, Ricardo Nagaoka, Andrea Orejarena & Caleb Stein, André Ramos-Woodard, Aaryan Sinha, Maryam Touzani, Jaclyn Wright, Shwe Wutt Hmon, Cansu Yıldıran, Sheung Yiu, and Amin Yousefi.

Announced as one of the twenty selected artists of the Foam Talent Call 2024-25 by Foam Photography Museum Amsterdam. This group of photographers from all over the world will participate in the biennial Foam Talent mentorship programme including various activities, that will take place in 2024 and 2025.


Archivio Del’ Invisible at Something Else at the Citadel | شئ آخر بالقلعة  as part of "Riunione: Precursors of a Modern World" curated by  Àngels Díaz Miralda Tena and Sumesh-Manoj-Sharma

[Installation of Archivio Del’ Invisible at  Something Else at the Citadel | شئ آخر بالقلعة  an international contemporary art experience in the heart of Cairo.]

In-ruins residency | 2023 edition  

Finalist Discovery Prize ENCONTROS DA IMAGEM, Braga, Portugal

[Installation of “People of Clay”  at Galeria do Largo do Paço during Encontros da Imagem, September 2023

Kaghazi Pairahan - Publishing & Resistance in South Asia  

- hosted at the doubledummy Studio, during the Rencontres d’Arles 2023, made possible by Artshila

ASAP | Subtle Archives and Subversions: Akshay Mahajan on Kaghazi Pairahan byANNALISA MANSUKHAN

Aperture Portfolio Prize Runner-up 2023

Aperture Magazine |Akshay Mahajan Searches for Mumbai’s Past Lives  by  

2023 Winter Innovate Grant 

Interview: Akshay Mahajan’s Street Haunting

Gypsies on the path of Dhamma’ part of Plea to the Foreigner : a special project of Ambedkarite photographers for the Bamako Encounters - African Biennale of Photography, 13th Edition, curated by Prabhakar Kamble.

JIPFEST 2022  -  Jakarta International Photography Festival

[Installaion view of People of Clay at JIPFest 2022, M BLOK, Jakarta ]