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Querying the Label (Oct. 22nd – Nov. 7th)

Posted in Exhibitions by ps31 on October 17, 2010

Querying the Label: Pakistani Artists responses to the term, Islamic art is a compilation of the responses of eleven artists to an open call which asked them to “explore what it means to you to be an artist whose world/life is informed and/or influenced and/or inspired by Islamic culture/practice/ideology or paradoxically, the complete lack thereof.”

querying the labelBROCHURE (PDF)

(Click on each image to enlarge)

Asif Sharif. Motifs. 2010. Screen print, Sozan Kari. approx 20in x 30in.

Asif Sharif. Untitled. 2010. Screen print, terracotta, fresco painting, natural pigment on wet lime, sozankari. 25.5in x 23.5in.

Fasiha Batool. Untitled page 3. 2008. Ink and thread on handmade paper. 8.5in x 10.5in. red dot

Fasiha Batool. Untitled page 4. 2008. Ink and thread on handmade paper. 8.5in x 10.5in. red dot

Fasiha Batool. Untitled page 5. 2008. Ink and thread on handmade paper. 8.5in x 10.5in. red dot

Riffat Alvi. An Affair with the Earth. 2010. Terracotta. Dimensions Variable.

Raza Zaidi. Untitled. 2010. Acrylics on canvas. 18inx31in.

Raza Zaidi. Untitled. 2010. Acrylics on canvas. 18inx31in. red dot

Raza Zaidi. Untitled. 2010. Acrylics on canvas. 18inx31in. red dot

Marium Agha. Soni Dhharti Allah Rakhay. 2010. Digital Print and needlework on paper.

Marium Agha. Mullah ki Lipgloss. 2010. Digital print, needlework on paper. 81.79cm x 81.11cm. red dot

 Shakira Masood. The Knowledge of Allah-Reaching, Receiving, Reflecting. 2010. Oil on canvas. 18in x 24in. each.

Imran Mir. Untitled. 2010. Acrylics on canvas. 106in x 17in.

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  1. Salman Afzal said, on November 18, 2010 at 11:50 am

    it is always interesting to see work of karachi trained/ based artists.I like the sensitivity and non mughal/ cliche approach towards the subject which the artist usually tend to evolve around.


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