Bangalore-based graphic artist Acid Toad a.k.a. Gaurav Basu seeks to explore a world he sees only in his mind's eye, where any resemblance to real persons, places and things is purely coincidental.
Drawing influences from alternative and underground subcultures, Given his penchant for the bizarre, Basu's work is oft-described as dark and psychedelic, and has found takers in the Indian independent music scene. Basu is also the frontman of death/thrash metal outfit Inner Sanctum. The creative pursuits don’t stop there. Basu also co-owns Bangalore based design studio Krack’n Inc. Together with fellow Artist Agni Janakiram they create visual design languages for brands they collaborate with.