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Faraway tales: Spotlight on Afrah Shafiq’s extensive research into illustrated children’s books from Soviet Union The Telegraph online, April 2024

Here’s why you should visit the groundbreaking new art show at NMACC in Mumbai Architectural Digest, March 2024

\ Cutting edge exhibitions in Kolkata|Experiments with art India Today, Feb 2024

10 new art shows in India to add to your February 2024 calendar Vogue India, Feb 2024

Into the artist’s studio: Afrah Shafiq codes histories in Goa Mint Lounge, January 2024

Play A Video Game Inspired By Soviet Children’s Literature In Cold War-Era India Homegrown, January 2024\

How to Divest from the West ArtReview, December 2023

Afrah Shafiq: st.itch at Leeds Train Station Youtube, November, 2023

A st.itch in time: unravelling gender stereotypes with Afrah Shafiq British Council, November 2023

‘Very Small Feelings’ at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art invites you to be a child at heart Stir World, August 2023

Nobody Knows for Certain Turns Soviet Children’s Books into a Game, Paste Magazine, April 2023

10 Standout Artists at the Dhaka Art Summit 2023 Artsy, Feb 2023

Dhaka Art Summit 2023 explores metaphors of word and water that have shaped culture Stir World, Feb 2023

Where Do the Ants Go?’ Finds Parallels in Human and Ant Behavior Dhaka Tribune, Feb 2023

Dhaka Art Summit, “বন্যা/Bonna” e-flux, Feb 2023

Dhaka Art Summit for young visitors The Daily Star, Feb 2023

Where do the ants go? Nobody knows for certain! Herald Goa, Feb 2023

These folk tales record a unique past between South Asia and Soviet Russia The Daily Star, Feb 2023

Inside Visual Artist Afrah Shafiq’s Minecraft-Inspired Interactive Installation HomeGrown, Feb 2023

Why Bangladesh’s Dhaka Art Summit is an inspiration for the world with its focus on local communities and accumulated learnings South China Morning Post, Feb 2023

The everlasting charm of Dhaka Art Summit The Daily Star, Feb 2023

Investigating curated experimental and immersive works at the Students’ Biennale Stir World, Feb 2023

Kochi-Muziris Biennale: finding a new centre Mint Lounge, Jan 2023

It’s over to students as Students Biennale radiates News Room Odisha, Dec 2022

Afrah Shafiq’s alternate reality Herald Goa, Sept 2022

This art installation in Goa portrays ‘feminist utopia’ Gomantak Times, July 2022

Floating Imaginations:Afrah Shafiq’s Sultana’s Reality ASAP ART, Mar 2022

Brushstrokes of folklore Deccan Herald, April 2021

A confluence of stories Navhind Times, Feb 2021

The curious case of Afrah Shafiq podcast, in conversation with curator of Meet Factory Eva Riebová, Feb 2021

18 creatives share why they made Goa their home Vogue Magazine, July 2020

In Conversation with Artists from Shrine Empire’s ‘Speculations on a New World Order’ Art Fervour, May 2020

Animating the Archive, Garage Digital, May 2020

Witness some of the best art exhibitions around the world without leaving your couch, Architectural Digest, April 2020

Afrah Shafiq – A profile, Animators Guild, January 2020

Shifting Perceptions, Artist Column, Indian Express, January 2019

The rise of the artist-techie Live Mint, January 2019

What women want: Understanding a female mind The New Indian Express, February 2019

Exploring the relationship between women and books in India Firstpost, May 2019

A keen interest in the inner lives of Women IAWRT, June 2019

Don’t have a career plan? It could be a good thing. Here’s an example why  Northbound: Exploring Careers Through Stories, April 2018

History Remixed Navhind Times, August 2018

Watch the intriguing content from ancient Bengal at Studio Tamaasha today Mumbai Mid-Day, May 2017

Tales of Dissent Mumbai Mid-Day, August 2017

A Dharamshala State of Mind: Profile on the Manager of DIFF, Indian Independent Films, October 2017

Crossover Magic Bangalore Mirror, December 2017

Sultana’s Reality: a history of women and education through digital art Deccan Herald, December 2017

An exhibit drawn from India Foundation for Arts archives results in unexpected findings Indian Express, May 2017

Forever Young Telegraph India, June 2016

Missed Gender Bender? We feel a little bad for you The Ladies Finger, August 2015