Alok Nandi began exhibition design in the early 1990s in Cannes Film Festival (on Indian film maker Satyajit Ray) and then in Aix-en-Provence, London Film Festival, Paris Festival d’Automne, Brussels (incl. one on Henri Cartier-Bresson in India, and on the city of Calcutta). He then moved into space design, navigation and interaction on the web as of 1994. End 1990s, he began to work on interactive installations. And also into overall exhibition concept and design, a.o. the one on Jules Verne (in 2005/06). In 2006/07, he worked on the exhibition design of “LLN 1968-73, L’idée d’une ville (nouvelle)”, exploring the theme of new city, of urban genesis. In 2008, he was invited by the St-Etienne International Design Biennale to explore “India & Design”.
In 2009, Alok Nandi has launched “Accents”, a series of urban interventions – the first one was audio and take place in one of the well-known plazza in Europe: Grand-Place in Brussels, as part of the “Bruxelles, ville des mots” events. An exploration of what can intonation bring in multiple media art and design, looking beyond interaction. In parallel, a workshop took place in March 2009 with design school St-Lukas Brussels, with Annelies Vaneycken and her students, dept. of visual design.”Bruxelles, ville des mots”, part of “La langue française en fête” took place from March 14th to March 22nd, 2009.