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February 2016 Performance Art

Natasha Jozi, Red Prayers, Performance, 2013



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Editorial
In Focus
The Body is Present
Performance Art
On Performing: Re-telling of two moments
Photo Essay
Roam Around Rome
Profiles
In Conversation with Amin Gulgee
Reviews
Pehli Manzil
Salvaging the White in our Flag
Meraki Gallery Group Show
Borrowed Identity
Please remember: things are not what they seem
Slick New Art from the Distant Block
Great Un-Expectations
Anmnesia
EDITORIAL
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Editorial

by Quddus Mirza

Perhaps the man who managed to stand straight, came out of his cave, found a …

IN FOCUS
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The Body is Present

by Natasha Jozi

The body is in the eye, the body is in the sound, the body is …

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Performance Art

by Sara Pagganwala

In the discovery of the self, you adhere to commonsense social semantics of the self …

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On Performing: Re-telling of two moments

by Saira Ansari

Many years ago in Lahore, in an unassuming backwater spread of the city a little …

Photo Essay
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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 …

Profiles
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In Conversation with Amin Gulgee

by Veera Rustomji

Veera Rustomji: For your recent show at Canvas Gallery, Zarmeene Shah’s supporting text indicated that …

Reviews
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Pehli Manzil

by Munira Abbas

A first of its kind exhibition arranged by the fresh Fine Art graduates of Indus …

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Salvaging the White in our Flag

by Ayesha Akif

Spread across four different locations in Karachi, Is Saye Kay Parcham Talay (ISKPT) began in …

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Meraki Gallery Group Show

by Cosima Brand

Meraki Art Gallery hosted a five-artist group show in January, bringing fine monochromatic work together, …

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Borrowed Identity

by Amina Ejaz

Hasnat Mahmood’s recent exhibition ‘Search The Collection’ at the Canvas Gallery offered an opportunity to …

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Please remember: things are not what they seem

by Nadia Batool Hussain

“Please remember, things are not what they seem,” he says. “After you do something like …

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Slick New Art from the Distant Block

by Saba Khan

One witnessed a spectacle of hungry collectors ferociously bidding, sizing down students for art works …

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Great Un-Expectations

by Seher Tareen

The whirlwind that is December in Lahore is over and there is space enough and …

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Anmnesia

by Shameen Arshad

How can a person not react to the turmoil that engulfs one’s society? A nation …