Altamash Urooj is an award-winning art photographer of Pakastani and Venezuelan origin. He grew up in Karachi, received a BFA in photography from the American University in Dubai, and now works as a professional art and commercial photographer.
Urooj is a foremost member of Basically Human, an artist collective, and the founder of another collective, A106. His work ranges from photography and stop motion film to performance art and installation, often in combination.
He won a Shiekha Manal’s Young Artists Award in 2009 and his work has been exhibited at galleries across the United Arab Emirates including The Empty Quarter, Art Space, Ayyam Gallery and Meem Gallery. Basically Human has exhibited abroad at University of Arizona in Tuscon and School of Visual Art gallery in New York.