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Art of Pakistan - articles

Articles about the contemporary visual art of Pakistan, including many photos. Country archive of Nafas Art Magazine. [ar, de, en]

31 August 2006 - 15 January 2007

Beyond the Page

Contemporary Art from Pakistan. Exhibition in London and Manchester, United Kingdom. Review by Sara Wajid, including photos. Nafas Art Magazine, December 2006. [ar, de, en]

Green Cardamom

Non-profit arts organisation, with a gallery in London, representing artists from Pakistan, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East. Organizes visual arts projects, with public museums and galleries. [en]

Karkhana: A Contemporary Collaboration

Exhibition that toured the US (2005-2007), featuring works by six contemporary Pakistani artists: Aisha Khalid, Hasnat Mehmood, Muhammad Imran Qureshi, Nusra Latif Qureshi, Talha Rathore, and Saira Wasim. Inspired by the cooperative nature of miniature painting practiced in South Asia's pre-modern courts. [en]

21 October 2005 - 29 May 2006

Layers of Time and Space

Works by 6 artists from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan at the ifa-Galleries in Berlin and Stuttgart, Germany. Article in Nafas Art Magazine, October 2005. [ar, de, en]

Nukta Art

Biannual art publication primarily devoted to the visual arts in Pakistan - aiming to map the dynamic and diverse creative landscape of the country and its interface with other cultures. Editor: Niilofur Farrukh. [en]

Pakistan - artists

Index of artists featured in Universes in Universe, with links to the corresponding pages with photos, information, texts. [ar, de, en]

12 April - 18 June 2000

Pakistan Another Vision

Fifty Years of Painting and Sculpture from Pakistan. Exhibition at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London. [en]

6 September - 4 October 2003

Playing with a Loaded Gun

Contemporary Art in Pakistan. Exhibition at apex art, New York. Curatorial text by Atteqa Ali, photos. Nafas Art Magazine, October 2003. [ar, de, en]

2 - 5 April 2007

Taza Tareen II

Exhibiton of works created by four young artists during a residency organized by VASL in Karachi, Pakistan. Article by Quddus Mirza, including many photos. Nafas Art Magazine, May 2007. [ar, de, en]


Artist-run platform and network for contemporary Pakistani art. Organizes events, workshops, study groups and international residencies. Website includes pages for Pakistani artists, and essays on contemporary art. [en]

VASL Artists' Collective

On the VASL's initiative and international network; its objectives and activities in Pakistan. Article by Naiza H Khan, including many photos. Nafas Art Magazine, May 2007. [ar, de, en]