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Connecting flights – December 2018



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Guest Editor
In Focus
DILEMMAS OF HOME, AWAY FROM HOME  
In Between Time and Space
Photo Essay
Connecting Flights
Profiles
In Conversation with Nusra Latif Qureshi
Faiza Butt – A profile
Reviews
Vagaries of a non-objective mind
Spaces  
ONE
Spectacle-less – 6/6
Picasso Metamorfosi  
BOOK REVIEW| Monkey’s Right to Paint And the Post-Duchamp Crisis  
Silence in Rebellion
As the Light Turns
War and Social Criticism
Existential Predicament
Art for Education: Contemporary Artists of Pakistan at Museo Diocesano Carlo Maria Martini
Of Full Presence
No Filter
A.S. Rind
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

  Welcome readers, to the December 2018 issue of ArtNow, “Connecting Flights”, where we are …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  In late nineties, I visited a Pakistani architect in Istanbul, and during our discussion, …

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Letter from the Guest Editor

by Amna Naqvi

Amna Naqvi is the Founder and Director of the AAN Foundation and AAN Gandhara Art …

IN FOCUS
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DILEMMAS OF HOME, AWAY FROM HOME  

by ZOHREEN MURTAZA

    The word diaspora derives from the Greek words for “disperse” and “scatter” and …

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In Between Time and Space

by Hurmat Ul Ain

    Communities and individuals, whose identities are post-national, not limited by geographical boundaries and …

Photo Essay
Profiles
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In Conversation with Nusra Latif Qureshi

by Amber Hammad

    AH: Can you tell our readers about your background? I come from Lahore, …

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Faiza Butt – A profile

by Saima Munawar

Bold, vibrant, dynamic, intelligent, beautiful, eloquent are some of the words that can be conjured …

Reviews
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Vagaries of a non-objective mind

by Maheen Aziz

  A two-person show titled ‘Vagaries of a non-objective mind’ opened at Full Circle Gallery, …

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Spaces  

by Jovita Alvares

  Existing in a space essentially creates a non-verbal conversation between the participant and their …

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ONE

by Jovita Alvares

In honour of their one-year anniversary, Art Kaam Gallery held a group show displaying works …

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Spectacle-less – 6/6

by Rabeya Jalil

  Does one need to have prior academic understanding of Visual Arts or the professional …

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Picasso Metamorfosi  

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan  

  The Picasso Metamorfosi (Picasso Metamorphosis) exhibition has been organized from October 18th, 2018 to …

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BOOK REVIEW| Monkey’s Right to Paint And the Post-Duchamp Crisis  

by Nabah Ali Saad

  Monkey’s Right to Paint And the Post-Duchamp Crisis By Bedri Baykam Illustrated. 319 pp. …

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Silence in Rebellion

by Noor Butt

  Having grown up witnessing subtleties of gendered violence and dealing with prohibitions of the …

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As the Light Turns

by Sara Yawar

Pakistani based artist and writer Omer Wasim explores the queer qualities of urban spaces and …

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War and Social Criticism

by Nimra Khan

It is not often that art audiences in Pakistan get to experience works that offer …

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Existential Predicament

by Maha Sohail

  John Russell, in his book The Meaning of Modern Art: History as Nightmare, Vol. …

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Art for Education: Contemporary Artists of Pakistan at Museo Diocesano Carlo Maria Martini

by Nageen Shaikh

  A valuable collaboration between one of Asia’s largest non-for-profit educational organizations and a leading …

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Of Full Presence

by Madyha Leghari

Body becoming was the latest exhibition of in a series of conversations, workshops, and performances …

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No Filter

by Sanya Hussain

Curated by Pomme Amina Gauhar, the show “No Filter” opened on November 15th at the …

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A.S. Rind

by Sara Yawar

Concept and symbolism have always been two highly essential factors of art, rather two perspectives; …