september18

Zones of Conflict-September18



 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Editorial
Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
Letter from the Editor
Letter from the Guest Editor
In Focus
The Camera as Witness
CONFLICT | INVESTIGATION | REPRESENTATION
Photo Essay
A trickle of water
Profiles
In conversation with Naiza Khan on her participation in the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial and more.
UNSETTLING REALITIES:  Q & A WITH AROOSA NAZ RANA
Reviews
Azadi
Distance between Two Points
The Inordinate Law of Crystals
Ankahi – an untold story
Once Forgotton
Eqbal Mehdi – An exhibition for a good cause
Pehchan
Art for a Cause
Juxtaposed Femininity
Studio Drift at the Stedelijk Museum  
Being Pakistani: Society, Culture and the Arts
Ever Let the Fancy Roam
Urban Decay and Resurrection – Haider Ali’s Conurbations
Lahorenama
Kacha Gosht
Sweeping Back the Sea
EDITORIAL
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Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

by Fawzia Naqvi

  A new month brings with it another exciting issue of ArtNow, and I would …

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Letter from the Editor

by Quddus Mirza

Zones of conflict not only exist outside but these reside within us too. Each day …

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Letter from the Guest Editor

by Gretchen Romig

    A few years ago my old friend Asma Khan from the Satrang Gallery …

IN FOCUS
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The Camera as Witness

by Madyha Leghari

  Most technological advances that are of potential use in war are typically tested in …

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CONFLICT | INVESTIGATION | REPRESENTATION

by Zarmeene Shah

  A town in the province of Biscay in the Basque Country in Spain, Guernica …

Photo Essay
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A trickle of water

by Jehanzeb Haroon

Water has been held as sacred in all of the world’s major religions; from the …

Profiles
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In conversation with Naiza Khan on her participation in the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial and more.

by Jovita Alvares

Living and working between Karachi and London, Pakistani born artist, Naiza Khan received her formal …

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UNSETTLING REALITIES:  Q & A WITH AROOSA NAZ RANA

by ZOHREEN MURTAZA

  While discussing his views on cinema and the moving image in an interview, Jean …

Reviews
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Azadi

by Maheen Aziz

As the celebrations of the Independence Day were in full swing, Art Citi geared up …

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Distance between Two Points

by NImra Khan

  The economic and social shifts of the modern world bring with it the rapid …

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The Inordinate Law of Crystals

by Shanal Kazi

In a world where identity is marred by facades, deception of what is and isn’t, …

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Ankahi – an untold story

by Maheen Aziz

During small breaks at work I usually scroll on social media to keep an eye …

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Once Forgotton

by Jovita Alvares

With societies in constant motion and fresher trends hitting the scene ever so frequently, it …

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Eqbal Mehdi – An exhibition for a good cause

by Maheen Aziz

There are few names in the Pakistani art history whose bodies might have left this …

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Pehchan

by Jovita Alvares

As celebrations loomed over Pakistan on its 71st day of Independence, Karachi’s art scene joined …

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Art for a Cause

by Rosa Maria Falvo

This project, bravely initiated by the Italian Friends of The Citizens Foundation (IFTCF) here in …

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Juxtaposed Femininity

by Shameen Arshad

The exhibit Juxtaposed Femininity displayed at My Art World on the 16th of August, 2018 …

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Studio Drift at the Stedelijk Museum  

by Shireen Ikram

  Lonneke Gordjin and Ralph Nauta, the Dutch duo who work under the name Studio …

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Being Pakistani: Society, Culture and the Arts

by Dua Abbas Rizvi  

  Raza Rumi, over the course of his impressive career spanning journalism, pedagogy, and political …

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Ever Let the Fancy Roam

by Saniya Hussain

Growing up in a culture such as Pakistan where oral traditions, folklore, storytelling have been …

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Urban Decay and Resurrection – Haider Ali’s Conurbations

by Noor Butt

The city remains a subject of constant intrigue among local artists, and Karachi as the …

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Lahorenama

by Sara Yawar

When we are discussing the technique of ‘miniature’, not only does the unique use of …

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Kacha Gosht

by Mehjabeen Soomro

  Homo is in its absolute brain size, large body and lower limb morphology with …

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Sweeping Back the Sea

by Nageen Shaikh

    New York city’s Aicon Gallery exhibits works of fifteen contemporary Pakistani artists, inspiring …