So you’ve heard about Coldplay, Jay-Z and other big artists playing in Mumbai for Global Citizen India but do you know what Global Citizen India is trying to do for our country?
Global Citizen India is a social action platform for a global generation that wants to solve the world’s biggest challenges. On their platform you can learn about issues, take action on what matters most and join a community committed to social change. They believe they can end extreme poverty by 2030, because of the collective actions of Global Citizens across the world.
Global Citizen India along with Indiefolio has selected artists who have made and will be making some amazing designs wherever they can. And now, let’s meet the artists.
Mini bio from Malcolm
I graduated from Goa college of Art in 2013, specializing in Illustration, passed out as a merit gold medallist in illustration. currently working for Cognizant Technology Solutions, Pune.
What has he worked on for the Global Citizen India concert?
Mini bio about Pankaj
Pankaj is a Graphic Designer at Labscraft Creations. He has previously studied in Symbiosis International University and is also a student at Media Design School, New Zealand.
What can we expect to see at the GCI festival?
You can expect work like this that plays with colours and shapes to deliver a new way of portraying the artists who will be present.
Tushar Diwan and Co.
Mini bio about Tushar’s Team.
Shruti Furia, Sukhada Tikotekar, Aghaaz Kapoor, Shantanu Gramopadhye, Abhik Shaw, Ashish Sawant, Revati Khadilkar, Shravani Khati, Saylee Thakur all make up Tushar’s team. Tushar Diwan – He’s a big believer in taking risks, aiming big and going that extra distance to deliver something special, sometimes using the most unconventional methods.
What can we see from this team at the GCI festival?
They did a piece of live wall art at the festival and those who will be present will have seen them make something beautiful that resonated with the spirit of Global Citizen India. You can see their installation here.
Mini bio about Simoul
Residing in Mumbai, Simoul Alva has worked in Sikkim as a Graphic Designer and is a graduate from the National Institure of Design, Ahmedabad.
What inspired her to contribute for Global Citizen India concert?
“I wanted to ensure the flavour of ‘India’ resonated through my design. I decided to finish with a stylised version of the ubiquitous Indian symbol, the ‘kaeri’. From ‘mehendi’ to currency notes, the form has manifested itself across Indian culture.”
Mini bio about Priyanshi
Residing in Pune and originally from Kolkata, Priyanshi Khemka has studied from Symbiosis Institute of Design. Earlier this year, she was a Design Intern at Ogilvy and Mather.
What was the purpose of her designs for Global Citizen India concert?
She has created T-shirt designs that mention Coldplay and inspire people to make a positive change. She wanted to remind people that change starts with everybody who is willing to create a positive future.
Mini bio about Hiten
Hiten is all about delivering integrated solutions to brands. What makes him get up every morning is his desire to think beyond the box and do better. He studied at L.S. Raheja School of Arts.
What is his work like and what was the inspiration behind his work for the Global Citizen India concert?
He likes to play with Hinglish words and is an avid lover of abstract art. His work attempts to create a quirky new visual language.
Mini-bio about Priyanka
She’s a passionate graphic designer, illustrator who studied at Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalay and is currently based in Pune. She has 5+ years of design exeperience under her belt.
What kind of work can we expect to see from her?
Work that’s subtle and has elements within that one can recognise within a restrained colour palette.
Mini bio about CatchyRey Design
CatchyRey Design is a young illustration based studio in Mumbai. Founded by an 19 year old visual artist & illustrator, Shrey Purohit, he, along with his team can create the following: visual identity, logo design, event branding, digital content, good illustrations and merchandising design.
What kind of work can we expect from them at the GCI festival?
Mini bio about Shraddha Mandale
Shraddha is a young, passionate designer and illustrator from Mumbai. She is currently in her second year at Sophia-Shree B.K. Somani Polytechnic college.
What inspired her work for Global Citizen India?
Her goal is promoting positive community growth in her neighbourhood. She strongly believes that ideas, design and innovation is the solution to all the problems we encounter today.
Mini bio about Harjot
Harjot is a graphic design graduate from Florence Design Academy, Italy. She is currently freelancing in Mumbai. Her strengths are illustration, visual design and motion graphics.
What were the intentions behind her design for GCI?
She wanted to use text minimally because she felt that it needed to break any age and/or literacy barriers. Her design was also meant to look subtle but attractive hence the use of a pastel colour palette. The result is good work that is simple and appealing.