Dr. Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
Dr. Hareesh N. Nampoothiri is a visual design consultant by profession, an art lover by obsession and an author, writer, photographer, editor, lyricist, and director by passion. Completed Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Kerala in an interdisciplinary topic between faculties of applied science and arts.
Rather than taking up a regular job, he has chosen an alternative career path which is multi-disciplinary blurring the borders of art and technology. His ventures include NEWNMEDIA™, a brand providing digital design solutions and Haree Fotografie, offering photography services. In 2019 Jan he has started the publication of Artograph - a bi-monthly e-magazine focusing on dance, music, and arts in general. Presently, he also acts as the editer in chief of the magazine.
During the span of the last fifteen years, Dr. Hareesh has authored three books in the native language Malayalam, the last one being a title on digital photography published by State Institute of Languages, Govt. of Kerala. He writes both in English and Malayalam and is a regular columnist on arts, photography, technology and film in different print and online media.
Debuted as a director in ‘Thouryathrikam’ - a documentary film on Kathakali, and afterward, he has directed and edited a handful of educational and informatory videos for IGNOU and University of Kerala. A couple of song videos, profile videos and promo videos for various institutions and individuals are also there under his credit.
Apart from these, Dr. Hareesh has also penned a few songs and also has taken an active role in developing some of the multimedia titles produced by the State Institute of Languages.