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South Asia at 70



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter From The Editor In Chief
Letter from the Editor in Chief
Letter From The Editor
In Focus
And Then There Were Two
South Asia at Seventy
Photo Essay
Roshan Ara Bokhari
Profiles
An Uncanny Simplicity
Saira Sheikh – Obituary
REREADING REENA KALLAT
Reviews
Hearsay
The Past as Present
Labyrinth
A Stitch in Time
Cans of Soup and Soda
Clap Clap, I Approve
Prophesies
LOOKING AT PARTICULAR CASES
We ate the birds
A Tribute to Pakistan
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor in Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

As I welcome our readers to our September Issue, my heart is heavy with the …

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Letter From The Editor

by Quddus Mirza

When we look back at the seventy years of independence in the South Asia today, …

IN FOCUS
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And Then There Were Two

by Dua Abbas Rizvi

  When the British Empire finally deserted the region once known as the Indian Sub-Continent, …

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South Asia at Seventy

by Ambereen Karamat

This essay focuses on a few prominent historical figures and movements in the art history …

Photo Essay
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Roshan Ara Bokhari

by Citizens Archive of Pakistan and Roshan Ara Bokhari

Roshan Ara Bokhari has been part of the Pakistani dance scene from its inception; she …

Profiles
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An Uncanny Simplicity

by Zohreen Murtaza

Arthur C. Danto, as he ruminates over the definition of art in “What Art is” …

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Saira Sheikh – Obituary

by Rabeya Jalil

Saira Sheikh (1975-2017) – Her beautiful smile and gleaming eyes are alive forever.   She …

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REREADING REENA KALLAT

by ArtNow Pakistan

Normally the good piece of poetry is described as a verse that cannot be translated. …

Reviews
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Hearsay

by Numair A. Abbasi

The broken telephone: displacing history and making meaning   An evidently vintage photograph hangs on …

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The Past as Present

by Jovita Alvares, ArtNow

  Preparations for Pakistan’s Independence Day begin almost a month in advance in Karachi. Roadside …

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Labyrinth

by Nimra Khan

  When it comes to art, there are certain works that do not readily reveal …

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A Stitch in Time

by Rabia S. Akhtar

  Stitches only come into being when they experience movement. To move forward in distinctive …

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Cans of Soup and Soda

by Jovita Alvares, ArtNow

  In commemoration of the 70th year of Pakistan’s inception, Sanat Initiative hosted a one-day …

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Clap Clap, I Approve

by Rabia S. Akhtar

Against intensely colored, jewel bright tones, old, grizzled men serenade each other with musical instruments, …

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Prophesies

by Nageen Shaikh

In 1913, Umberto Boccioni contributed to the movement of Futurism with his ‘Dynamism of a …

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LOOKING AT PARTICULAR CASES

by Fatima Ghulam

Boris Groys is an exceptional writer, because more than being an author, he is a …

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We ate the birds

by Nimra Khan

Considering that mankind has only been on this earth for 200,000 years, and civilization dates …

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A Tribute to Pakistan

by Ammara Jabbar

    As a child we fumbled in the pure delight of coloring outside the …