Category: In Focus

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A sea of images

A sea of images

Rashid Rana’s work at the Karachi Biennale 2019 (KB19) was undeniably one of the highlights of the event. The artist had re-interpreted Caspar David [...]
Sheherezade Alam

Sheherezade Alam

Narrator of tales in clay  During the first year of our art school education, students were introduced to the art galleries that existed in the ci [...]
Zenana Mardana

Zenana Mardana

The art of creating experiences that bring meaning, culture and people together has been a passion for Pomme Amina Afzal. Over the last 10 years, her [...]
Transformative art for the proletariat

Transformative art for the proletariat

Rameesha Azeem’s interdisciplinary and site-specific curatorial project called “The Factory” invited 22 artists to explore and create installations i [...]
Imran Mir: Alchemist of Line

Imran Mir: Alchemist of Line

From the archives There is absolutely nothing wrong with enjoying art adherent exclusively to particular mediums, schools, genres or techniques, c [...]
UBERMENSCH – A conversation between Rashid Rana and Rohma Khan.

UBERMENSCH – A conversation between Rashid Rana and Rohma Khan.

“Superman” as we know today follows the conceptual premise conceived by Friedrich Nietzsche in his philosophical centerpiece, Thus Spake Zarathustra, [...]
Conversations about Public Art: An homage to complex form

Conversations about Public Art: An homage to complex form

A few weeks ago I was asked to write about public art, possibly because of my affiliation with the Tentative Collective and our intermittent art exper [...]
Encounters with the Miniature in Pakistan: A Train of Thought

Encounters with the Miniature in Pakistan: A Train of Thought

It was 2009 when I was first introduced to the Neo-Miniature in Pakistan. I was a first year student at Brandeis University, and enrolled in Introduct [...]
Upon healing: Collaboration with Qinza Najm

Upon healing: Collaboration with Qinza Najm

  "I was so traumatized last year. You have no idea." Qinza Najm said as we were sitting outdoors at a busy restaurant in Miami Beach with our [...]
The Residency; as Retreat, Relational and Relief

The Residency; as Retreat, Relational and Relief

The cropping up of artist residencies in past two or so decades, seems almost be a global phenomenon. A cursory visit to any website that lists calls [...]
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