Realising pictures that have conflicting pairs: East and West, Belief and Love, Life and Death. What is important about his work is that it shows a very different version of Islam, the Ottoman Empire and the Middle East https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lq08-P0QKFo. Throughout his professional career, he continued to paint in the style of his teachers. His father belonged to a family of …Read More »
FROM KARACHI TO HAVELIAN, TOGETHER WITH CREATIVE PEOPLE – Travel to Pakistan, experiencing a world of days and nights where you will have another time and space.
Where the ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. She like fine art photography. Since 1997, she has taught photography at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. She like personal self-expression (but also freelancing for publications). FARAH MAHBUB http://farahmahbub.com/, graduated in Karachi with Bachelor of Arts degree, has been working as a …Read More »
THE SILENCE OF THE PHOTOGRAPH CRIES OUT – Farah Mahbub: Through the layers of meaning, images transcend its two-dimensional limitations.
When ideas and intuitions connect with imagery, becoming one. Not all of us are verbal enough in putting into words any visual rush witnessed. So, photography help you, becoming an evolving medium. Incorporating shade, textures, natural objects and calligraphic text, her work traverses from documentary to digital photomontage techniques. She is qually adept in analogue printing as she is in …Read More »
A MARKED SIGNATURE STYLE, USING INTRICATE CRAFTSMANSHIP – Zainab Chottani, unique way of playing with colors.
Intricate embellishments, sculpted in luxuriant fabrics in both bold and soft hues. She is an extremely creative woman, born in Karachi on a day in October 1982. She did her first show in 2010, and has showcased her work during the Pakistan Fashion Week and Bridal Couture Week. She started as a bridal wear designer but has then included prêt …Read More »
HOW LONG WILL YOUR LIFE, TO MAKE SOMEONE’S HEART BIGGER? – Bano Qudsia: When madness is the result of unfulfilled wishes.
Insanity is always the best way to get relief. Her father was a Bachelor of Agriculture and her brother was a painter. BANO QUDSIA was born on a November day 1928 in Firozpur, a city on the banks of the Sutlej River (Firozpur District, Punjab, India). After the partition of India, she migrated to Lahore, where had begun writing short …Read More »
I DO NOT TAKE MYSELF SERIOUSLY – Ali Azmat: The best as solo, because nobody can match up to his standards.
My guitar, my bike and my fans without them I am not me. His norms, his style, his attitude are purely his. He is one of the iconic songwriters who has proved his abilities not only as a musician but as an actor as well. On the streets of Pakistan, ALI AZMAT https://www.aliazmat.com/ is a name that is know by …Read More »
Producing works of thematic content, reflected by commitment for social justice and progressive ideals. He completed many celebrated commissions, such as the ceiling of Lahore Museum and the ambitious mural The Treasures of Time for the State Bank of Pakistan. In 1964, he was award the commission to illustrate a new edition of Albert Camus’ novel L’Etranger, published in 1966. …Read More »
Where a picture is a poem without words and creativity takes courage. Starting from Kerala, until you cross the Pakistani border in Punjab, you can also surrender to the magic of India. More than a destination, India is the opportunity for a creative experience https://www.creativeholidaysindia.com/, together with special people, an artistic journey in which you can fall in love with …Read More »
WHEN PASSION BECOME WILDLIFE STORY – Rathika Ramasamy: First Indian woman to strike an international reputation as a wildlife photographer.
Every time yoy press the shutter, it takes youone step closer to Mother Nature. She received her first camera from her uncle, beganning-shooting pictures of trees and flowers. She has lived in New Delhi since 1999, has a degree in computer engineering and worked as a software for several years before becoming a full-time photographer. RETHIKA RAMASAMY https://www.rathikaramasamy.com/ is based …Read More »
A UNIQUE INDIANNESS, IN A VERY MODERN CONTEXT – Masaba Gupta, a blend of contemporary and traditional.
Unconventional prints, feminine drapes and silhouettes. In 2018, she launched a hijab-saree line targeting Muslim women who want to wear Indian high fashion. MASABA GUPTA married film producer, but they are now separated. She claims that 60% of her sales happen through WhatsApp and is credited to be the first Indian designer, to do an Instagram show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idrm5SetS6E She found …Read More »
Inspiring people through literary works. Later in her career, she started writing on dreams and spiritual themes. She was born in Gujranwala (Punjabon), into an August day, 1919. She is considered the first eminent female Punjabi writer of the 20th century. Pinjar, one of her most famous novels, was made into a movie of the same name. Honoured with prestigious …Read More »
A MESSAGE FOR WOMEN, TO RECLAIM THEIR FREEDOM – Shakthisree Gopalan: Singer songwriter, but architect by profession.
Performing and releasing music independently, in multiple languages. At the age of 13, she was trained in the field of Carnatic music and rock. Aside from the film music, she has been making a substantial impact in the independent music scene, performing with various bands over the years. She is a part of the band “Off the Record”, which got …Read More »
Art of hope and despair. During Indian-Pakistan partition of 1947, he witnessed a mob stoning a man to death. This left an indelible impression he would later portray on his canvases. He was born on a July day, 1925 in Kapadvanj (Gujarat), but his family moved to Bombay while he was still young. TYEB METHA developed a liking towards art, …Read More »
WHERE TIME, SPACE AND CHANGE CONVERGE – Listen to afro soul music, wearing a Basotho blanket, from Pretoria to KwaZakhele.
Five creative people give you what they have, with open hands and open hearts. The South African way to creativity it is characterised by perceive the world in new ways, through hidden patterns. This way, the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality come to special people it is the work of painters and songwriters, fashion designers, writers …Read More »
A visual activist, with a precise goal. Her work is informed by a history of colonization, the foundation of how we imagine the female body and sexuality. ZANELE MUHOLI http://zanelemuholi.com/ draws inspiration from herself, her friends and local South African black queer communities. Her work has attracted attention from feminists and the international art world alike. Born in 1972, he …Read More »