The perplexities of space

The perplexities of space.

Piece description from the artist

Being a huge fan of science fiction, this apartment building in Melbourne, seemed like something out of a science fiction film. With its visually
arresting design and captivating linear symmetry, it is definitely something that needs to be seen in person to be appreciated.

Other works by Manickam Bala

About Manickam Bala

Coimbatore, India

Born in Teluk Intan, Malaysia in the 1970s, Manickam Bala grew up in a place and era that sparked his passion for photography. He was introduced to photography as a child by his father, who is a keen photographer himself. He specializes in a range of photographic genres including architecture, travel, people, and street. The photographs he captures are inspired by the food, music, design, horror, and sci-fi films that fill his slightly off kilter world (sometimes to the point of obsession).

Manickam spent the beginning of his career working as a professional photo retouching and restoration artist. It was after this that his interest in photography, specifically architectural abstract, was rekindled whilst he was a photography student at RMIT, Melbourne.

Manickam’s work has earned him multiple awards, including several AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography) awards during his stint in Australia. His work, "Fade / The Shrine ", has also been featured in the "National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire and Astonish" book. He currently resides in India where he travels and photographs ancient temples.

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