Afrah Shafiq

Afrah Shafiq




Director Story

Afrah Shafiq is a multi/new media artist based out of Goa.  Using the process of research as an artistic playground, Afrah intertwines archival findings, history, memory, folklore and fantasy to create a speculative world born of remix culture.  Her work has been shown at the Lahore Biennial, testsite Austin, Kochi Muziris Biennale, Anant Art Gallery, The Guild Art Gallery, Florida Digital Grafitti Festival, The Fusebox Festival in Texas and the Computer Space festival in Bulgaria. She has been a research fellow at the Institute of Advance Studies in Nantes, France and attended residencies at Fluent Collaborative in Austin and the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art. She also works as a teacher, illustrator, animator, video editor and producer on various projects in the world of documentary film, visual arts and the internet. When she is not glued to her computer she makes glass mosaic.