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.
Born in a family of art collectors, Nadia Samdani co-founds the Samdani Art Foundation, Bangladesh alongside her husband. She also directs the Dhaka Summit which is the world’s largest non-commercial platform for South Asian Art.
LAB: What does Nadia like to do besides Art and philanthropy?
NADIA: Being at home cooking, yoga and also traveling.
LAB: What or who has had the biggest influence on you?
NADIA: Being around creative people and amazing ideas influences me the most.
LAB: What pushes you back on track?
NADIA: A good night’s sleep and talking to someone who understands and has a logical approach.
LAB: What is the one thing that you dislike?
The second part of the interview was “complete the sentence”
LAB: On the weekends, I’d like to ___________
NADIA: Spend time with my family.
LAB: There is no such thing as too much ___________
NADIA: Shoes and art.
LAB: Stalk me and you’ll find me crushing over __________
NADIA: Vintage vogue
The third part of the interview was “Rapid Fire”
LAB: Who would you kiss, marry and kill?
NADIA: Kiss – John Lennon; Marry- Leonardo Da Vinci; Kill- Jack the Ripper.
LAB: What’s on your Smartphone Homescreen?
NADIA: A photograph of me and my husband in front of the Eiffel tower at night.
LAB: The first thing you do when you wake up?
LAB: Which colour do you think best describes you?
NADIA: Pink, it is such a pretty colour.
LAB: What have you considered to be a work day time waster?
NADIA: Random people making a visit.
LAB: What do you work towards every day?
NADIA: I want to put Bangladesh on the global art map. I also want to have a positive approach to life.
It was fun getting to know Nadia, how much of a dedicated and interesting person she is! Let’s stay connected