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ABOUT AF WEEKENDER

The AF Weekender is India’s first multidisciplinary online art festival of 2021.

The two-day online festival is a unique intersection of fine art, urban art, technology, design, storytelling, heritage and conservation. This programme of masterclasses, talks, and storytelling sessions will take you through the world of fakes and forgeries, the ins and outs of collecting affordable art, how street art can reinvent our urban spaces, and the role of data science and AI in the future of art.

 

In this storytelling session, dive into the fascinating world of fakes & forgeries, and explore the art market through the eyes of India’s first Art Attorney.

Artist, curator and co-founder of The Irregulars Art Fair, Tarini Sethi takes us through the evocative power of storytelling through zine-making.

Guilia Ambrogi from ST+ART India and Sumona Chakravarti of artists collective, Hamdasti, discuss how they reimagine India’s urban living spaces, and how street art is a catalyst for social change.

Aditya Mehta, founder of Art&Found, and renowned art consultant, Farah Siddiqui, discuss the challenges of accessibility in a pandemic, and how to collect art via a digital platform.

The celebrated AI artist takes us through the politics of data, machine learning, and the future of artificial intelligence and technology in art.  

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Senior Curator at KNMA Akansha Rastogi, in conversation with artists, presents eight protagonists from the ongoing exhibition at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.

An interactive show-and-tell workshop where phillumenist Shreya Katuri explores the narratives of contemporary India through matchbox labels.

Art Conservator Anupam Sah tells us about the life of museum objects and their interactions with the world and its people.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Art Fervour has come up with its first online multidisciplinary art festival, AF Weekender.

The virtual event features talks, masterclasses and storytelling sessions with distinguished speakers from various disciplines such as urban art, technology, design, fine art, heritage, storytelling and conservation.

AF Weekender, a multidisciplinary online art festival

India’s first multidisciplinary online art festival in 2021, the AF Weekender will cover the fine arts, urban art, storytelling, technology, heritage, and a lot more!

Join Art Fervour's Multidisciplinary Online Art Festival This February

On 5 and 6 February this year, Art Fervour brings to you the first online, multidisciplinary art festival of India, popularly known as ‘The AF Weekender’.

Homegrown art website Art Fervour is hosting a multi-disciplinary arts festival on 5th and 6th of February.

This digital event brings together 10+ speakers across contemporary art, design, art and technology, heritage, conservation and street art.

THE SPEAKERS

5th February

11 AM – IST

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DEBOTTAM BOSE

Art Lawyer

Having worked in international law firms like Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP (London) and White & Case LLP (London). He studied art history in London at the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and then went on to develop a niche consultancy, with a focus on international art, finance and philanthropy.

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ADITYA MEHTA

Founder of Art&Found

Aditya Mehta is the Founder of Art&Found, a designer-founded art retail startup that was one of top 10 startups at The Wharton India Economic Forum.

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TARINI SETHI

Artist & Founder of

The Irregulars Art Fair

Tarini Sethi is an artist and curator based in New Delhi. She is the founder of the Irregulars Art Fair; India's first anti art fair, started to give a platform to independent artists to showcase their work. 

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FARAH SIDDIQUI

Art Consultant & Curator

She curated Elephant Parade, the largest public art project in India till date. She started Cultivate Art Global, a program aimed at connecting emerging artists with collectors.

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GIULIA AMBROGI

Curator, Co-founder of St+art India Foundation

Giulia Ambrogi is a curator with a mission to spread the culture of public urban art. She is also the co-founder of St+art India Foundation, India’s first platform for urban contemporary art.

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SUMONA CHAKRAVARTY

Founder of Hamdasti

Founder of Hamdasti, a Kolkata-based artist collective, that works on community-based art projects, and explores the role of art in society, testing its potential in building community relationships.

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HARSHIT AGRAWAL

AI and New Media Artist

Harshit Agrawal is an artificial intelligence and new media artist, exploring the ‘human-machine creativity continuum’- melding of human and machine creative agency. 

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AKANSHA RASTOGI

Curator at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

Akansha Rastogi is Senior Curator of exhibitions and programming at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in New Delhi. She was the Associate Curator of India Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale. 

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KUSH BADHWAR

Artist

Kush Badhwar is an interdisciplinary practitioner operating across media, art, cinematic and other social contexts. He is interested in ecology, including the life of sound and images across stretches of time and political change. He lives and works between Sydney and Mumbai.

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VIDISHA FADESCHA

Artist

Vidisha-Fadescha is an artist-curator working across arts and cultural disciplines. Their video work engages performance and text, sharing pluralities of body, archive and collectivity. Their new enquiry “Burn All The Books That Call You The Unknown” has been exhibited in Western Sydney supported by Parramatta Artists Studio and Australian Council for the Arts; KNMA, New Delhi.

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ANISH CHERAN

Artist

Anish Cherian is a visual and performance artist based in Goa. He uses elements from architecture and modes of production to discuss systems of influence. He explores the visible and invisible performances of repetitive labor. He is a recipient of the Legislative Assistant for Member of Parliament Fellowship and resident at Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture.

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ANUPAM SAH

Art Conservator & Restorer

Anupam Sah is one of India's leading conservators and the Head of Art Conservation, Research, and Training at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalya Museum Art Conservation Centre, Mumbai.

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