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Permanence in Art



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Editorial
Letter from Editor in Chief
In Focus
The Art of Keeping Alive
‘We are such stuff / As dreams are made on…’
Photo Essay
Under the blue sun
Profiles
Ali Kazim: Ruins
Afshar Malik: The Amphitheatre Of Memory And Musing
Reviews
Mapping Identity
Double, double toil and trouble
Colouring Within The Lines
Diversity of Thoughts
Book Review: Fifty Encounters
Markings – an interpretation of drawing
Berlin Meets Karachi: Hidden Urban Histories in “Afterimages: Of Erasure”
Gardenscape
Mindforking: An Insight
Of Nightmares and Daydreams
Ruins
Shammi Ahmed: Beauty is Eternal
Big Talk World : Aamir Habib
Of Trees and Other Beings
EDITORIAL
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Editorial

by Quddus Mirza

If traced through history, the idea of permanence was never permanent. The concept itself has …

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Letter from Editor in Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

As we move forward into the wintery embrace of the month of December, we can …

IN FOCUS
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The Art of Keeping Alive

by Natasha Jozi

It is subject to debate on the accuracy of its completion, however we know that …

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‘We are such stuff / As dreams are made on…’

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

Long before John Keats wrote of the immortality of a Grecian urn, its fossilised occupants, …

Photo Essay
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Under the blue sun

by Numair A. Abbasi

Perhaps one of the more poetic and indispensable lessons one learns while making art is …

Profiles
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Ali Kazim: Ruins

by Zahra Khan

“Each artist has his or her own magic – each has his or her own …

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Afshar Malik: The Amphitheatre Of Memory And Musing

by Zohreen Murtaza

Afshar Malik is a multifaceted artist who has had an impressive career that spans over …

Reviews
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Mapping Identity

by Mahvish Farid

Maps not only define the topographic composition of a land, they accompany with them, abstract …

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Double, double toil and trouble

by Numair A. Abbasi

All artists are alike. They dream of doing something that’s more social, more collaborative, more …

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Colouring Within The Lines

by Sabeen Ahsan

The recent show “Colouring Within The Lines” at Taseer Art Gallery brought together two emerging …

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Diversity of Thoughts

by Nasir Faiz

“I have combined both text and image where script emblazoned on the human body is …

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Book Review: Fifty Encounters

by Sehrish Rafique Malik

When an exhibition takes place, normally it ends up in multiple ways. Works purchased by …

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Markings – an interpretation of drawing

by Veera Rustomji

The practice of drawing and mandatory sketchbook updates for art students across universities around the …

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Berlin Meets Karachi: Hidden Urban Histories in “Afterimages: Of Erasure”

by Rebecca John

Berlin’s various independent art spaces constitute a crucial part of the city’s vibrant contemporary art …

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Gardenscape

by Rabia S. Akhtar

Amidst whirling clouds and jewel bright fish dotting the sky, the channels of water and …

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Mindforking: An Insight

by Shireen Ikramullah

Illustration could be described as a depiction or the explanation of an idea. It exists …

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Of Nightmares and Daydreams

by Veera Rustomji

The power of an intelligently curated show can never be undermined – deciding upon how …

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Ruins

by Saima Munawar

Ali Kazim, the internationally renowned artist, is once again working his magic with a dramatic …

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Shammi Ahmed: Beauty is Eternal

by ArtNow

It is not uncommon for an individual to try to place himself in the current …

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Big Talk World : Aamir Habib

by Rabia S. Akhtar

It is only a select, powerful few that exist behind our TV screens, completely in …

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Of Trees and Other Beings

by Julius John Alam

Wardah Shabbir has created a mythical world in her solo show Of Trees and Other …