Art

Art in the Era of Covid’19

Text | Sara Yawar – Visuals | Courtesy The News, Vasl Artist’s Association, Pro Helvetia New Delhi and Canvas Gallery – Issue 56 – Since the emergence of the Coronavirus, the world has been thrown into a social and economic quagmire. Various industries collapsed while the lives of millions of people have crumbled under the …

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Body Memories

Text | Hammad Ali – Visuals Courtesy | Noor Ahmed – Issue 53|54 – A woman’s head in profile, a nonchalant expression and military cropped hair. She peers into nothingness, legs gathered, crossed, and folded in a deliberate attempt to attract the viewer’s eye to such an uncomfortable positioning. Her androgyny alludes to subversion and …

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You Think You Know Me!

Text | Sara Yawar – Visuals | Courtesy Sanat Initiative – Issue 51 – A solo exhibition titled ‘You think you know me!’ by artist Irfan Gul Dahri was showcased at Sanat Initiative in Karachi on the 20th of December, 2019. Born in Shahdadpur, Sindh, Dahri is a Lahore-based artist who holds a Master’s Degree …

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Islamabad Art Festival 2019

Text | Zainub Mawaz-Khan – Visuals | Mehwish Abid – Issue 50 – By focusing on multiple art genres including fine art (painting, drawing, ceramics), music, photography, film, and other visual styles, art festivals have become tools to understand our history. From social trends to the economy, there are endless studies to prove that arts …

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