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Craft of Material – March 2019



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
Guest Editorial
In Focus
The quest for a context: Material Culture & Object
Craft & Beyond
Photo Essay
Pioneer Cement Factory
Profiles
Archaeologist-Museologist: Asma Ibrahim
Reviews
Lay down beside me
Qaafla
THE LANGUAGE OF THINGS  
The everlasting impermanence
The Essence of Being
I WANT TO BE A MACHINE
A land of imagination
Journeying from the Past to the Present
1×1
The Autonomous Draughtsman
EDITORIAL
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Letter from Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

  Welcome readers to the March 2019 issue of ArtNow, “Craft of Material”, which brings …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

    Many years ago, I was travelling in a local bus in Lahore. While …

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Guest Editorial

by Imtiaz Quettawala

Imtiaz Quettawala, CEO, Jafferjees   While I am not a collector of paintings, my affiliation …

IN FOCUS
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The quest for a context: Material Culture & Object

by Iram Zia

As artists, historians, finding connections, creating contexts has always had a kind of omnipresence.   …

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Craft & Beyond

by Zeb Tariq

Craft & Beyond   Venturing into the domain of ‘craft’ is a complex undertaking. Some …

Photo Essay
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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 …

Profiles
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Archaeologist-Museologist: Asma Ibrahim

by Nimra Khan

  Nimra Khan: What piqued your interest in archaeology and motivated you to take it …

Reviews
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Lay down beside me

by Numair A. Abbasi

“Probably most of you have not thought about this problem at all: to die each …

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Qaafla

by Sara Yawar

A show titled “Qaafla” took place at Studio Seven gallery on the 29th of January, …

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THE LANGUAGE OF THINGS  

by Fatima Ghulam  

  As described on the first page of his book “Soetsu Yanagi” (1889-1961) was a …

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The everlasting impermanence

by Numair A. Abbasi

  Historian Darrin McMahon writes, happiness “is the last great organizing principle of life. We no longer …

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The Essence of Being

by Nimra Khan

  With each passing decade our world as we know it is constantly going through …

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I WANT TO BE A MACHINE

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan

  It was in 1963, just as pop art was getting famous that Andy Warhol, …

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A land of imagination

by Sara Yawar

A show by artist S.A. Noory took place at Art Citi gallery, Karachi, on February …

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Journeying from the Past to the Present

by Noor Butt

  Curated by Muhammad Zeeshan and Noorjehan Bilgrami ‘Mera Safar’ (My Journey) opened at Koel …

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1×1

by Mariam Qureshi

‘1 x 1’ was a travelling exhibition featuring 53 artists and showcased work which fit …

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The Autonomous Draughtsman

by Nayha Jehangir Khan

  “The Autonomous Draughtsman” curated by Aasim Akhtar was displayed at Tanzara Art Gallery, Islamabad …