Talks, Panels and Lectures

‘Almaty-Colombo, The parallel histories of Central Asia and South Asia’, Art Dubai, March 2024

‘Research as Play’ - Afrah Shafiq in conversation with Dr Padmini Ray Murray, Experimenter Gallery, Hindustan Road, Kolkata, Feb 2024

DiGRA, “Your Game Is A Game If You Say So” - a 45 minute zoom lecture for Digital Games Research Association India.

Online presentation of Afrah Shafiq’s video game Nobody Knows for Certain Garage, July, 2023

“Reframing Histories Through Games”, Reverse Forward, Goethe-Institut New Delhi, Delhi, 2023

‘Narratives Retold: Emergence and Literary Transition into the Realm of Graphic Narratives,’ Raleigh Literary Society, Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

Beyond Theory: Mapping Feminist Practices in the Contemporary, Museum of Art and Photography, Bangalore, 2023

Digital Literatures and Literatures in The Digital, Aligarh Muslim University, Online, 2022

The Kitchen Studio, Museum of Art and Photography, 2021

Milli Sessions: International Archives Week 2021, Artists and Archives, Online, 2021

Art x Technology: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Online, 2021

Mission Possible: WOMEN IN STEM, Godrej Cultural Centre and Point Of View, Online, 2020

How is a story simultaneously playful and dangerous? Projection Room: Asia Art Archive in India, online, 2020

The Past Reinterpreted, Museum of Goa, Goa, 2019

Making from Archives: Research as an Artistic Playground, Univeristy of Texas, Austin, 2019

Artist talk, Kochi Muziris Biennale, Kochi, 2019

Updating Memory: a conference on digital cultural heritage, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, 2018

remixing, reinterpreting and reimagining the archive, Liverpool Biennial, Bluecoat Liverpool, 2018

‘Old Routes, New Journeys’, A conference on Archives and Museums, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, 2018

IFA-CSSSC ‘Accessing the Archive’ by Hitesranjan Sanyal Memorial Archives - Three exploratory projects by Afrah Shafiq, Sujaan Mukherjee and Vishwajyoti Ghosh, Calcutta, 2016