Julius Das (born 1994) is an interdisciplinary artist works with photographs, text-based works, moving images, installations, and primarily with drawings. Julius has completed his BFA from B. K. Collage of Art and Craft, Bhubaneswar (2017) and MFA from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, Dadri (2020). Julius Das works with many diverse subjects like post-war, art historical events, sexuality, citizenship, mass culture with multilayered conceptual frameworks through artistic and research based projects. Julius is currently working as a product designer at BEAD Studio, Bhubaneswar. Julius has participated in numerous exhibitions, which includes, ‘ID-ENTITY’group exhibition at Artpiligrimlive Gallery,Gurgaon (2018); 'EMPTY IS NEW ENERGY’, a solo exhibition at Bocca Cafe , Bhubaneswar, Odisha (2017); ‘Student Biennale’, Kochi Muziris biennale, Kochi (2016) and ‘HORIZON’, Group Show at Press Club, Bhubaneswar, Odisha (2016)’; among others. Das has attended various artist residencies and workshops, which includes, ‘SPACE STUDIO’, Four-Months Artist Residency 2021,Vadodara (2021); ‘October School- 2018’, contemporary public art project, as part of the network initiated by IFCAR institute of contemporary art research at ZHDK Zurich (2019); ‘Kala-setu’, Utsha Foundation for Contemporary Art in partnership with the Raza art foundation (2017); ‘PAGO’, Public Art Project, at Gopalpur Odisha, by Government Of Odisha, Berhampur (2017) and ‘CHALENGAE’ Video Art Residency, Utsha foundation, Bhubaneswar, Odisha (2016), among others.
Julius currently lives and works from Bhubaneswar, Odisha.