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September 2015 Photography as Art

Archival pigment print, edition of 5 plus 2 artists proofs. 137 x 110 cm. 2014. Image courtesy the artist and Lawrie Shabibi Gallery



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
In Focus
Believing is Seeing
Shafqat, Shama, Shahzad and Brandon
Photo Essay
Test Pattern Infinity
Profiles
Bani Abidi: Journey of the Narrative
In Conversation with Amber Hammad
Studio Visit: Murree Museum Artist Residency
Reviews
A Journey of Self-Discovery: Natasha Shoro
New Works by Nahid Raza
Poetics of Memory
Crossfire
Full Circle
Playing to the Gallery
In Plain Sight
Man or Beast: Metamorphosis of Instinct and Image
EDITORIAL
IN FOCUS
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Believing is Seeing

by Aasim Akhtar

“Photography cannot record abstract ideas.” – Encyclopaedia Britannica The use of a photograph determines its …

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Shafqat, Shama, Shahzad and Brandon

by Madyha Leghari

On 4th August, 2015, at 4:30 am, Shafqat Hussain was quietly led to the gallows …

Photo Essay
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Test Pattern Infinity

by Mo Shah

Selected works from the ‘Test Pattern Infinity’ show utilize photography as a principal medium of …

Profiles
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Bani Abidi: Journey of the Narrative

by Hajra Haider Karrar

The blue background with a portrait of the founder of the nation on the left …

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In Conversation with Amber Hammad

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Sehr Jalil Raja: Your work is almost centre stage to everyday life. Any childhood or …

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Studio Visit: Murree Museum Artist Residency

by Saba Khan

While driving up to Murree, the entire mountain thundered upon us. A torrential monsoon poured …

Reviews
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A Journey of Self-Discovery: Natasha Shoro

by Marjorie Husain

Natasha Shoro is an artist and educationist whose unique pictorial idiom has been acclaimed in …

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New Works by Nahid Raza

by Veera Rustomji

When we discuss feminism in art, our thoughts are usually mandated with aggressive ideologies and …

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Poetics of Memory

by Osama Khalid

Our nation is a melting pot of emotions. Anger, sadness, relief, guilt, love and passion …

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Crossfire

by Shanzay Subzwari

A recent show that opened at Gandhara Gallery brings together collaborative artworks between three prominent …

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Full Circle

by Varda Nisar

Step 1: Enter the gallery, Step 2: Look at the works, Step 3: Get confused, …

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Playing to the Gallery

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

English artist Grayson Perry is known best for his eccentricity, something so many artists are …

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In Plain Sight

by Shameen Arshad

The exhibition ‘In Plain Sight’ opened on last week at Satrang Art Gallery, consisting of …

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Man or Beast: Metamorphosis of Instinct and Image

by Amina Ejaz

Bestial” by Hassnain Awais at the Taseer Art Gallery is an exhibition of mixed media …