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Art of Movement – April 2019



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
In Focus
“The Sense of an Ending”: The Art of the Moving Image
From Stills to Motion, from Canvas to Body: The Art of Moving Images
Photo Essay
Weightless Infatuations
Profiles
In conversation with Basir Mahmood
Rani: a tale of resilience
Reviews
My Conference
The Feminine in the Universe
The Imaginarium
Beyond the End
Book Review | Media Culture
To the coffee cave
Fictional Homelands
Breaking News
Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis
Shafaq
Contemporary Anxieties | The body & its politics
Exploring the lens of time-based media
A Moderator of the Spiritual
SVAD- BNU; a trove of alternate ideas
Intimate conversations: Looking, engaging, translating
Moazzam Ali, a master of watercolour
The Quantum City
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

    Welcome readers to our exciting April 2019 issue, “Art of Movement”, which focuses …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

  Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf in his book Origins differentiates human beings from trees. According …

IN FOCUS
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“The Sense of an Ending”: The Art of the Moving Image

by Dua Abbas Rizvi  

Why is the moving image so suited to the expression of life? Life is movement, …

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From Stills to Motion, from Canvas to Body: The Art of Moving Images

by Amina Eijaz

  Moving images are everywhere; we are bombarded with a plethora of images, digital advertisements, …

Photo Essay
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Weightless Infatuations

by Maha Minhaj

  The series started out as a means of understanding the material which has so …

Profiles
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In conversation with Basir Mahmood

by Philppe Alain Michaud

PA: The film you just finished looks like a breaking point in your practice. Its …

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Rani: a tale of resilience

by ArtNow Pakistan

‘Rani’ is a unique story about a transgender Pakistani woman who sets out to take …

Reviews
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My Conference

by Maheen Aziz

  “In my world, there are no blacks and whites” -Thajba Najeeb     The …

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The Feminine in the Universe

by Noor Butt

  After several group shows and a solo show at Nairang Gallery in Lahore, another …

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The Imaginarium

by Nahya Jehanghir Khan

  The unsuspecting entrance of Rohtas 2 was transformed into a looking glass through which …

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Beyond the End

by Huma Maqbool

Life takes root in death. It grows on the remains, and it covers up death …

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Book Review | Media Culture

by Nabah Ali Saad

Media Culture: Cultural Studies, Identity and Politics Between the Modern and the Postmodern By Douglas Kellner …

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To the coffee cave

by Mariam Qureshi

An exhibition was held at the Satrang Art gallery on March 2019, titled “To the …

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Fictional Homelands

by Sara Yawar

A show of Aqeel Solangi’s work took place at Chawkandi Gallery on 28th February 2019. …

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Breaking News

by Sara Yawar

An exhibition of new works by Aamir Habib took place at Canvas Gallery, Karachi on …

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Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis

by Shireen Ikramullah Khan  

  2019 marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s death. The Mauritshuis (the …

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Shafaq

by Saima Munawar

  ‘Shafaq’ was the title of Meher Afroz’s latest solo exhibition at O Art Space, …

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Contemporary Anxieties | The body & its politics

by Sheikh Khadijah Amin

  Vasl Artist Association in collaboration with IVS Gallery held a show on March, 14th, …

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Exploring the lens of time-based media

by Koonj Syed

    An exhibition titled “Depicture” opened on 21st February 2019, at AAN Gandhara Art …

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A Moderator of the Spiritual

by Noor Butt

  Predominantly a body of work about spirituality and exploration of divinity through the lens …

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SVAD- BNU; a trove of alternate ideas

by Rabeya Jalil

  In an era of reckoning with the expanding definitions of art, the annual Graduate …

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Intimate conversations: Looking, engaging, translating

by Zohreen Murtaza

    The etymology of the word “intimate” is interesting. Its variants are versatile and …

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Moazzam Ali, a master of watercolour

by Jovita Alvares

    The ArtCiti gallery in Karachi recently displayed the works of Pakistani Water-colour Master …

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The Quantum City

by Sanya Hussain

Entering into the boundary of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Head office building, the venue …