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 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
The Other Worlds of Water; Stories, Myths and Cultural Landscapes
Of Water and Life
Photo Essay
As The Water Level Recedes
Profiles
The Voice of Sindh | Mussarat Mirza
Zahoor ul Akhlaque: Life, Teaching & Work
In conversation with Anila Quayyum Agha
Reviews
Echoes of Naqsh’s Moen Jo Daro in London
The sacred geometry
The Politics of Knowledge
PAST MELTING INTO PRESENT FOR THE SAKE OF FUTURE  
MARKING A BEGINNING WITH “ANOTHER MATTER”  
Wahab Jaffer at Art Citi
Works by Hanif Shehzad
The Art of Eternal Childhood – Journey to Neverland at VM Art
Between The Dots
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Welcome readers to the August 2018 issue of ArtNow, with the brand new and inspired …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  Imagining a world without water is as difficult as visualizing the world of art …

IN FOCUS
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The Other Worlds of Water; Stories, Myths and Cultural Landscapes

by Zahra Hussain

Consumption and degradation of natural resources that is faster than it can be replenished results …

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Of Water and Life

by Hurmut ul Ain

Water ensures the sustenance of life itself. Human bodies constitute of a very high percentage …

Photo Essay
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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 …

Profiles
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The Voice of Sindh | Mussarat Mirza

by Jovita Alvares, Artnow

‘No other artist has portrayed the essence of Sindh- its beauty, its poverty, its way …

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Zahoor ul Akhlaque: Life, Teaching & Work

by Iram Zia Raja

  Doing a retrospective piece on Zahoor ul Akhlaque, the most potent artist of our …

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In conversation with Anila Quayyum Agha

by Sana Kazi

Anila Quayyum Agha, born in Lahore, Pakistan, lives and works in the United States of …

Reviews
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Echoes of Naqsh’s Moen Jo Daro in London

by Maheen Aziz, Artnow

Jamil Naqsh’s exhibition, titled “Echoes” opened at the Pontone Gallery in London on July 27th, …

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The sacred geometry

by Numair A. Abbasi

Not all art is spiritual and not everything spiritual is art. Colours vibrate to different …

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The Politics of Knowledge

by Nimra Khan

Globalization is perhaps the new form of colonization, with mass media taking the place of …

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PAST MELTING INTO PRESENT FOR THE SAKE OF FUTURE  

by Fatima Ghulam

  Rashid Arshed’s recently published book ‘Art Scene of Pakistan: The Unwritten Chapter’ is an …

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MARKING A BEGINNING WITH “ANOTHER MATTER”  

by ZOHREEN MURTAZA

  Gallery O Art Space recently opened its doors to a Group Show of eight …

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Wahab Jaffer at Art Citi

by Zoya Nadeem    

Unlike modernism, contemporary art is immersed in the present and engages with existing conditions. It …

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Works by Hanif Shehzad

by Aliyah Ashraf

    This Solo Show of Hanif Shehzad at Chawkandi Art, was mainly a collection …

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The Art of Eternal Childhood – Journey to Neverland at VM Art

by Noor Butt

  As art students, we were often told that the purpose of our training is …

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Between The Dots

by Mehjabeen Soomro

From July 27th to August 3rd, O Art space showcases a group show “Between the …