Hanif Kureshi, St+art

Hosted at Sassoon Dock Art Project

part of a series on Context


About the speaker

Hanif Kureshi is an artist and designer working with street and typography. He is the Artistic Director and Co-founder of St+art India Foundation which aims to make art accessible to a larger audience in India through series of street art festivals.

His project, handpaintedtype.com attempts to conserve and archive the vernacular street typography ofIndia. Through such projects, Kureshi’s attempt is to bring back attention to such arts, and their validity in representing diverse technologies of graphic design in India.

His work has been exhibited at the London Design Biennale, Venice Biennale, Centre Pompidou Paris, Triennale Design Museum, Milan among others. In 2016, GQ named Hanif one of the 50 most influential young Indians.

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