MDSVAD’s Alumnus from Visual Arts Program on Forbes List
Moonis Ahmad Shah, a UMISSA (UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute for South Asian Arts) scholar from MDSVAD, BNU, was shortlisted for Forbes India 30 Under 30 2021 List. Though Moonis didn't make the cut for the final list, Forbes India mentioned him in its 2021's people to watch out for list due to his extraordinary achievements in his respective field.
Born in Srinagar, he is an interdisciplinary artist who uses archival materials ranging from text, mass media, cinema and historical documents, alongside newer technologies and programming languages to question the archive’s constitution, boundaries and materiality. His works question the premise, content and form of institutional history as ‘truth’, through what he terms ‘counter archives’.
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