Spill the beans with creatives
We at studio Neon Attic take our commitment towards the creative community very seriously. A small step towards the many to come in the future is featuring India’s change-makers in the creative front.
Farah Siddique is an art curator and co-founder of CultivateArt which has been encouraging artists to exhibit their work and to reach out to a wider audience. It helps art lovers own art without burning a hole in their pocket. They value art and not price!
Keep reading to get to know the lady behind this wonderful initiative!
LAB: What does Farah like to do besides Art and curating?
FARAH: I like to listen to a lot of western classical and Hindustani classical music. I like to travel a lot to witness what is happening in the art and textile sector.
LAB: What pushes you back on track?
FARAH: Be it professional or personal, having a chat with my mother and my husband gives me new perspectives and relaxes my mind.
LAB: What/ who has had the biggest influence on you?
FARAH: Bijoy Jain’s work and philosophy is something that I enjoy being influenced by.
LAB: What colour best describes you?
FARAH: Black. I think it is mysterious, has a lot of depth and it can absorb a lot of things.
The second part of the interview was “complete the sentence”
LAB: On the weekends, I’d like to ___________
FARAH: Unwind with my family.
LAB: I can’t wait for __________
FARAH: My next project which will be revealed soon.
LAB: Stalk me and you’ll find me crushing over __________
FARAH: Artbooks and museums.
The third part of the interview was “Rapid Fire”
LAB: Morning person or a Night Owl?
FARAH: I’m a morning person ever since my fourteen months old daughter’s been born.
LAB: The first thing you do when you wake up?
FARAH: Make coffee.
LAB: What’s on your Smartphone Homescreen?
FARAH: A picture of my family.
LAB: What do you feel is a workday time-waster?
FARAH: People who are not resolved in their own minds when they come to me.
LAB: What do you work towards every day?
FARAH: I would want to be enriched. I would want to be inspired by art every single day.
It was wonderful talking to Farah. We had fun talking to her. Let’s stay connected.