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Salik Ansari is a multidisciplinary Artist and Designer based in Mumbai. He holds a BFA degree in Fine art from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai 2014, and an MDes degree in Communication Design from IDC, IIT Bombay 2017.
Salik have exhibited pro¡ects in India, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and the UK.
He has been a recipient of international art and design residencies at Delfina Foundation (London 2019), Fabrica Communication Research Center (Italy 2018- 2019), G39 (Cardiff 2018), and Futur Foundation (Switzerland 2014). He has been nominated for the Hublot design award, Switzerland 2017. During his master’s program Salik was a Tata Fellow for grassroots innovation and design at TCTD IIT Bombay (2015-2017).
THE DEPOSITORY OF ATTENTION
“I was exploring the digital concept of Real Time Bidding or RTB. I was intrigued by a series of letters created by Arshi Ahmadzai, a poem by Amshu Chukki and a powerful image by Sanket Jadia. I further explored using these elements as a form of attention in my work. The final work can be experienced in the form of an interactive webpage comprising of videos and gifs.”