Aniruddh Mehta is a visual artist based in Mumbai. A self-taught illustrator who went on to train in Graphic Design from the London College of Communications, Aniruddh is inspired by the space where the fine line between analogue and digital blurs. Constantly seeking a balance between art and graphic design, his style ranges from bold minimalism to intricate geometric forms and disruptive pattern work. His notable projects include art direction and design for Qilla Records and...
An Applied Art graduate from the L. S. Raheja School of Art, Bandra, Prashant is one of the most promising new voices in India’s graphic design scene. Inspired by dreams, failures and nature, Prashant prefers using vectors and watercolours to bring his bold yet minimal designs to life. When not working on his next project, he’s usually found in the neighbourhood park working on his cover drive – just like his icon Rahul Dravid.
Viraj Mithani is a contemporary artist and educator. His practice floats between painting, print, drawing and sculpture. They are morphed with dichotomies that include abstraction versus representation, traditional versus progressive, organic versus technological and the epic versus the everyday. His work has been exhibited at numerous venues. Selected exhibitions include: Dalarnas Museum (Falun) in Sweden, Hammond Museum in New York, Sullivan Galleries and Gene Siskel Film Centre in Chicago and Clark House Initiative in Mumbai. Mithani graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently lives and practises in Mumbai.
A Textile Design graduate from NID, Isha is currently pursuing her MA at the Royal College of Art, London. She enjoys a very organic and hands-on method of working, often integrating and exploring a variety of materials and processes. A large part of her work features structurally manipulated and intriguing tactile surfaces. She has showcased her creations and won an award in Textile Practices at The India Story, Kolkata. One of her stints also included launching a capsule clothing collection called 'Pavoe'. Challenging opportunities always inspire her, as they let her channel her nervous energy into her creative process.
Nirali Naik is a photographer based in Mumbai. While majoring in Advertising, she happened to sign up for a short class at the National Institute of Photography. And that’s how an intended hobby turned into a full-time pursuit. Heavy on mood, leading lines and colour, her photographs invariably have movies as a major influence, especially ones by Eric Rohmer, Gaspar Noé and Wes Anderson. Even though her work has covered everything from food to portraits, travel – and by extension stories - is where her heart lies. Favourite prop? Creeping sunlight.
Praveen Yarramilli is an artist and designer based in Mapusa, Goa. He considers his work to be a statement against the information overload that has come to disrupt and dominate every aspect of our lives. Through his minimal style of expression and his love for rich colours, he brings to the fore only what is essential - without compromising its aesthetics or originality. Holder of a Master’s degree in Design Thinking, Praveen’s other interests include history and the evolution of humankind.