Tracing Cities 1: Karachi, the first solo exhibition in Pakistan, of Internationally acclaimed artist and designer, Faisal Anwar, opens at Canvas Gallery on Tuesday , March 6th 2018 , from 5 pm – 8 pm.
An alumnus of the National College of Arts (NCA), Toronto based Faisal Anwar has carved out a niche for himself with his immersive installations, interactive projections, digital collages, unexpected mixed media drawings and light sculptures. As a New Media artist, Anwar explores the history and diversity of urban spaces and cultural identities. He celebrates human connections and practices through computing as a medium. In Tracing Cities 1: Karachi, Anwar scripts public life in Karachi with algorithms, raw social data and digital codes to create conceptually intriguing and aesthetically pleasing forms, experiences and narratives.
Anwar has participated in numerous international exhibitions across North America, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and South Asia, with various awards, residencies, and grants to his credit.
The show continues daily until Thursday March 15th 2018 , from 11 am – 8 pm ( excluding Sunday )