Virtual Room | artists’ presentation

Tuesday May 5 @ 11:30am EDT (Toronto Time) and 8:30pm PKT

New York-based, multi-disciplinary artist Saks Afridi in conversation with our guest, Frances Loeffler, presents select works from his practice.

Frances Loeffler is Curator at Oakville Galleries, Canada. Prior to this, she has held positions at White Cube, London, and Liverpool Biennial. She writes frequently for a number of art journals internationally.

About the artist:

Saks Afridi is a Pakistani-American multi-disciplinary artist. His art practice investigates the predicaments and perplexities of the life of an ‘Insider Outsider’. This is the practice of achieving a sense of belonging while being out of place, finding happiness in a state of temporary permanence, and re-contextualizing existing historical and cultural narratives with the contemporary. He does this through a new genre he terms as ‘Sci-fi Sufism’, where he fuses mysticism and futurism.

Saks comes to art with a background as a Creative Director in advertising. He studied advertising at the Academy of Art and sculpture at the Art Students League of New York. He speaks English, Urdu, Pashto and conversational Arabic. He is the proud recipient of 2 Gold Cannes Lion Awards and a United Nations Award for Peace & Understanding.


Artist: Saks Afridi
Guest: Frances Loeffler
Day and Time: Tuesday May 5 @ 11:30am EDT (Toronto Time) and 8:30pm PKT
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