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Homeward Bound...

by Manisha Gera Baswani

The gentle, warm sea breeze lightly brushed my face as I lay foot on the …

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The Geometric Machine...

by Jahanzeb Haroon

  From the Zen aesthetics of minimalism, the spiritual ascension of field painting to the …

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PARCHED...

by Sangbit Samaddar

This series is a documentation of an unknown village near the Indian border in the …

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Manora Field Notes, Naiza Khan...

by Pavilion of Pakistan

  Works in the first gallery respond to an archival weather report from 1939 – …

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Moving images as urban brandin...

by Nabah Ali Saad

  A year ago, in 2018, my students undertook an urban research project in which …

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Weightless Infatuations...

by Maha Minhaj

  The series started out as a means of understanding the material which has so …

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Pioneer Cement Factory...

by Humayun Memon

Towards the southern tip of the Pothohar plateau near along the salt range lies a …

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The past that faces forward...

by Jehanzeb Haroon

There are two struggles that one never forgets when it comes to higher education: the …

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Disrupting Nature’s Course...

by Sakina Hassan

  In one of the crevices of the Indian Ocean, lies a vibrant city: Karachi. …

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A walk through Saddar...

by Razin Rubin

Biography   1994   Razin Rubin was born in Sukkur, Sindh, situated on the west …

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A trickle of water...

by Jehanzeb Haroon

Water has been held as sacred in all of the world’s major religions; from the …

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As The Water Level Recedes...

by Zoya Nadeem

“Paani ki choori”, “Severe water shortage in Karachi”, “Tanker mafia”, make up most of the …

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Muzaffarabad: standing strong ...

by Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

      Pablo Picasso said, “You cannot go against nature. She is stronger than …

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Artisans in Sindh...

by Feroza Gulzar

Sindh is extremely diverse and full of artisans with the ability to create masterpieces. Handicraft …

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Geometry...

by Jehanzeb Haroon

The father of modern science, Galileo Galilei, said: “Mathematics is the language in which God …

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Stealing a look into the infin...

by Zoya Nadeem

  The act of viewing and reflecting upon is an inward process, which is highly …

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A Walk with Dada...

by Zoila Solomon

  Dear Dada,   I remember patiently waiting for the clock to strike 4.30pm. I …

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Riyadh...

by Samreen Sultan

  When you visit a country for the first time or start living in a new …

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Untitled...

by Razin Rubin

– Razin Rubin, born in 1994 in Sukkur, Sindh, situated on the west bank of …

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“Dear Marpha”...

by Feroza Gulzar

Dear Marpha,   It took me four days to reach you, I’ve seen paved and …

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I Do Not Like Pretty Sunsets A...

by Lali Khalid

Are our lives incomplete without validation from another? What is it about this incessant need …

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Revolution at Work...

by Rehmat Hazara

Rehmat Hazara is an art student based in Lahore

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The art of curation...

by Nashmia Haroon

Bringing to order from a singular frame of thought-is an equation that could make sense …

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Not Yours. Not Mine. Not Their...

by Jahanzeb Haroon

From the moment we open our eyes, as we walk, as we drive, our senses …

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Lahore Biennale Foundation...

by ArtNow

The Lahore Biennale Foundation (LBF) is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide critical sites …

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Degree Shows 2016...

by Jamal Ashiqain

The three major art schools in Karachi displayed the works of their freshly graduated artists …

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Under the blue sun...

by Numair A. Abbasi

Perhaps one of the more poetic and indispensable lessons one learns while making art is …

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Up Above the World so High...

by Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

Artist Statement: As a photographer and educationist, I have been deeply inspired by Photographer JR’s …

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Click of a Button...

by Shahzaib Arif

The moment we realize that the computational power of an ordinary smartphone today is much …

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Can Serrat Residency...

by Samreen Sultan

Departing for my first international residency-a one-month residency at Can Serrat art residency in El …

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Blind, Deaf and Mute....

by Jahanzeb Haroon

The insatiable appetite of a city, unchecked, knows no bounds. Like wild weed it will …

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Dear P,...

by Ali Sultan

Dear P, Tell me. Yes, I know about 1912. The guitar you made out of …

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Karachi Literature Festival 20...

by Jamal Ashiqain

At the 6th Karachi Literature Festival held By Oxford University Press at a local hotel …

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Roam Around Rome...

by Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

Artist Statement: Rome is Italy’s capital with nearly 3000 years of art, architecture and cultural …

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The road, again....

by Lali Khalid

Encompassing, passing This vastness. Surrounded by the fog. Disappearing. Will the circle stop being round? …

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Rescued Art...

by Jamal Ashiqain

It all starts under a temporary roof of randomly stitched pieces of discarded fabric stretched …

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Public Art...

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These photographs explore the diverse linkages that public art establishes between spheres: from graffiti to …

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by Amean J

“A photograph can not only communicate emotions but can also serve the human condition.” Bruce …

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Test Pattern Infinity...

by Mo Shah

Selected works from the ‘Test Pattern Infinity’ show utilize photography as a principal medium of …

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Scripts on the Wall...

by Jamal Ashiqain

The walls of the city bear scripts, the words meaningless, meaningful, words erased, written over, …

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The Mom Series...

by Lali Khalid

The Mom Series explores influences of culture and identity. The mothers I photograph, including myself, …

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This is Berlin...

by Syed Haseeb Amjad

“You are constantly surrounded by incredible beauty wherever you go. Stop. And look around you.” …

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The Form of the City...

by Nashmia Haroon

Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their …

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Challenging Perceptions: Iran...

by Nadir Toosy

Though the media projects a static image of Iran, the reality is quite different. Yes, …

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Origins of a Destination...

by Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

Istanbul is always on high. The present Istanbul exudes of vanity of its past origins …

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Lost in Transition | Beijing...

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Amean J. is an acclaimed photographer whose work and name have been featured in publications like The …

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History: Mirroring an Autoport...

by Usman Saeed

“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.” Robert Louise Stevenson Usman Saeed …

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Through A Camera Darkly...

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“What does a camera see? I mean, really see? Into the head? Down into the …

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The Art of Collecting...

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It is the case with almost all collectors who collect art with a passion, that …

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Modern Mythologies: The Modern...

by Nashmia Haroon

The larger cities of Pakistan are turning into modern metropolises that are hard to handle …

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About the Author...

by Iftikhar Salahiddin

IftikharSalahuddin is an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon in Karachi. He is an avid photographer, …

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Between, Across and Through...

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This work is about following. I follow myself with a camera, and frame where I …

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Art: A Photographic Paradise...

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Art and its space have always amused me. I am obsessed about people and their …

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Shimmering in the Dark...

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What of those who don’t get the pristine white walls, the chapel like silence to …

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Photo Essay: Degree Shows...

by Jamal Ashiqain

The degree show displays at the University of Karachi and at the Indus Valley School …

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Subtlety and Under-layers in P...

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Everyday life, the mundane has a potency and ability of carrying the burdens of history and …

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Inadvertent Art...

by Abro Khud Bux

Abro Khud Bux, recognized as a social commentator and activist of grit, an artist of …

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Beyond the Superstructure...

by Mo Shah

In The German Ideology (1846), Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels distill human society into two …

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I Walk Between Edges and Bound...

by Lali Khalid

My photographs portray the existence in between lines. I am surrounded by edges and boundaries. …

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The Artists Studio...

by Nadia Khawaja

The artist’s studio is the constant motion, connection, integration and understanding of the working relationship …

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Nashmia Haroon captures Art in...

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Ancient handwritten book, Museum of Natural History, New York. Text for ‘Mazar Bazar’, an exhibition …

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Karachi Smiles...

by Shelley Pirzada

Shelley Pirzada came to Pakistan from India 22 years ago, having studied photojournalism from the …

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Identical Triplets Muzammil, Muddasir & Mubushir were born at Lyari Summit Hospital in Karachi on …

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Hamza Ali...

by Hamza Ali

Hamza Ali, casually known to his friends as Kuki, has a roving eye for the …

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Ijaz-ul-Hassan...

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Never for a moment have I thought I could ever not paint, says Ijaz-ul-Hassan THROUGH …

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Aasim Akhtar...

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These lyrical photographs were taken during Aasim Akhtar’s visit to Angkor Wat, the 12th century …

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Asif Raza...

by Asif Raza

“It is obvious that photography is an art form, an expression of one’s ethos, a …

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Curioser and Curioser...

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Dominic Rouse was born in England in 1959. His career began in photojournalism in 1977 …

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Damishq, the City of Jasmine...

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Damascus, commonly known as al-Shaam, is also known as the “City of Jasmine” Arabic: (Madinatul …

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Ruh Kheentch...

by Malcolm Hutcheson

Malcolm Hutcheson says: “I work in Pakistan with a traditional handmade wooden camera, with a …

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Omar Kasami...

by Omar Kasmani

    Anthropologist, writer and artist, Omar Kasmani is a doctoral candidate at the Freie …

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Photo Essay...

by Amean J

Identical Triplets Muzammil, Muddasir & Mubushir were born at Lyari Summit Hospital in Karachi on …

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Photo Essay...

by Amean J

Identical Triplets Muzammil, Muddasir & Mubushir were born at Lyari Summit Hospital in Karachi on …