Afrah Shafiq, st.itch (video still), 2018. Multimedia Patchwork with 4 Channel Video, Scannable Codes, 13 min, HD, Sound. Image courtesy of the artist.
About the Artist
Afrah Shafiq (b.1989, Bangalore, India) is a multi/new media artist and documentary filmmaker based between Goa and Bangalore. Her art practice moves across various platforms and mediums, seeking a way to retain the tactile within the digital and the poetry within technology.
Her work has been shown at various festivals and galleries across India and in other parts of the world including the 4th edition of the Kochi Muziris Biennale in Kochi, The Guild Art Gallery in Alibaug, Be.Fantastic in Bengaluru, What About Art in Mumbai Digital Grafitti Festival in Florida, The Fusebox Festival in Texas and the Computer Space festival in Bulgaria. She has been invited on research and residency programs with the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Fluent Collaborative in Austin Texas and the Institute of Advance Studies, Nantes.
When she is not glued to her computer she also makes glass mosaic.