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Hanif Kureshi is an artist and designer working with street and typography. He is an Artistic Director and Co-founder of St+art India Foundation which aims to make art accessible to a larger audience in India through the series of street art festivals.
His ongoing project, handpaintedtype.com attempts to conserve and archive the vernacular street typography of India.
Through such projects, Kureshi’s attempt is to bring back attention to such arts, and their validity in representing diverse technology.
His work has been exhibited at the London Design Biennale, Venice Biennale, Centre Pompidou Paris, Triennale Design Museum, Milan among others. In 2016, GQ named Hanif as one of 50 most influential young Indians