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Artist Residencies – April 2020



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
The Residency; as Retreat, Relational and Relief
Artists’ Residencies and the creative’s world
Photo Essay
Keeray Makoray Kar-ache-ee
Profiles
The Politics of Annihilation – Adeela Suleman
“UN-WEAVE”: The Quiet Imaginings of Sabina Gillani
Reviews
Remembering Zahoor Ul Akhlaq
Pearls of peace season III
The Weight of Paint
Classical Perspectives
Body Memories
The whimsy of 1×1
Red on the Spectrum
Caravaggio-Bernini: Baroque in Rome
ART IN PURSUIT, AGAIN  
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

Welcome all to the April 2020 issue of ArtNow, “Art Residencies 2020”, a point of …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  Mahatma Gandhi, in his usual attire of loin cloth and with a walking stick, …

IN FOCUS
Artist residency 'Outlandia' in Glen Nevis, designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects. Courtesy of London Fieldworks.

The Residency; as Retreat, Relational and Relief

by Madyha Leghari

The cropping up of artist residencies in past two or so decades, seems almost be …

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Artists’ Residencies and the creative’s world

by Saulat Ajmal

  It’s not that you can’t hear the birds chirping every day. You just have …

Photo Essay
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Keeray Makoray Kar-ache-ee

by Raheel Lakani

 This photo essay is inspired by the plane landings at Karachi Airport at nights, where …

Profiles
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The Politics of Annihilation – Adeela Suleman

by Rabia S. Akhtar

  As the narratives of brutality, apprehension and danger, woven into Karachi’s fabric are dwelled …

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“UN-WEAVE”: The Quiet Imaginings of Sabina Gillani

by Laila Rahman

  In her recent solo exhibition titled Un-Weave, at Lahore’s prestigious Rohtas 2 Gallery, in …

Reviews
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Remembering Zahoor Ul Akhlaq

by Shumaila Ikram

  “Remembering Zahoor Ul Akhlaq” is a collateral event of Lahore Biennale started from 4th …

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Pearls of peace season III

by Maheen Aziz

  Jamshoro holds the history of being the host of the first ever biennale held …

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The Weight of Paint

by Noor Ahmed

  A harmonious orchestration of material and artistry, replete with quaking compaction of gluttonous elements …

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Classical Perspectives

by Nahya Jahanghir Khan

We are consumed by urbanisation and modernity, facing the great challenge of disconnecting from our …

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Body Memories

by Ammara Jabbar

  A gentle murmur, the thrashing ballet of the bear, a hair swung across the …

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The whimsy of 1×1

by Ammara Jabbar

  1×1 was a simultaneous occurrence of shows in three different cities that brought together …

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Red on the Spectrum

by Nageen Shaikh

  Does red magic exist in cultural settings where insidious black magic or “kala jadoo” …

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Caravaggio-Bernini: Baroque in Rome

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan  

  Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome is an exhibition of more than seventy masterpieces by Caravaggio, Bernini …

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ART IN PURSUIT, AGAIN  

by Fatima Ghulam  

  Interestingly public is not aware of public art, at least in Pakistan. Still artists …