ESSAYS | ARTICLES | PUBLICATIONS | PROJECTS

 

ESSAYS

  • Rupak / 2016-2017 – for publication produced in conjunction with Lala Rukh’s commission for Documenta 14. (Grey Noise, UAE, 2017)
  • We Never Stop Talking – for upcoming publication on the works of performance artist Honi Ryan (Germany, 2017)
  • The Unapologetic Lore of Chitra Ganesh – Papercuts Vol. 15 ‘Fables and Folklore’, (Pakistan, 2016)
  • What is my Accent? – for Syntax Freezone: Anthology of Essays on Language and Accent, commissioned by THE STATE magazine and Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE, for the exhibition ‘Accented’ curated by Murtaza Vali (UAE, 2015).
  • The Garden of David – Profile on David Chalmers Alesworth, Papercuts Vol. 14 ‘Home is Not a Place’, (Pakistan, 2015)
  • Contemporary Visuals of Violence – for a collection of essays for the Hundal Collection publication (USA, 2015)
  • Lahore – PIX Vol. 11 – SURGE: The Pakistan Issue, (India, 2015)

ARTICLES

2017

  • Obituary: Lala Rukh (1948-2017) – Art Asia Pacific – link

2016

  • Can performance art in Pakistan bridge the gap between artist and audience? – Dawn newspaper, February 2016. Originally published in ArtNow Pakistan – link
  • Murree Museum Artist Residency: An Artist Retreat on the Edge of Chaos – Libas International
  • Fair Play: Art Dubai and South Asian art professionals – Libas International

2015

  • Outsider, Insider – How the politics of identity is informing the Pakistani art scene – Herald Magazine (Annual Review Issue) – link
  • The Multiple Identities of Dubai: An introduction to the arts and culture scene of the dynamic Emirate – Hyperreal Magazine

2014

  • The Road to Machu Picchu, Part 1 – The Friday Times – link
  • The Road to Machu Picchu, Part 2 – The Friday Times – link
  • Of Broken Yolks, Rooh Afza Commercials And Darwinist Theme Songs – Art Dubai blog – link

2013

  • Profile: Youssef Nabil – Canvas Magazine

2012

  • Artist of the Month: Risham Syed – In conversation with Saira Ansari – ArtNow Pakistan
  • The Kooky Indian girl who once lived in Lahore – excerpt from the original blogpost at The s.a. Project – ArtNow Pakistan – link

2011

  • Contemporary Art – A Brief History of Now – Khaleej Times – pdf
  • INDIA! a major exhibition in Rio at CCBB – The Rio Times – link
  • Iranian Pulse, Contemporary Art from Iran in Rio – The Rio Times – link
  • Sonia Andrade Retrospective Show in Rio – The Rio Times – link
  • MNBA, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes in Rio – The Rio Times – link
  • Group Show at UFRJ School of Fine Arts  – The Rio Times – link
  • I am a Cliché: Echoes of the Punk Aesthetic – The Rio Times – link
  • We Want Miles, Miles Davis at the CCBB  – The Rio Times – link
  • A Gentil Carioca, Art Gallery in Rio – The Rio Times – link
  • Usina, A Young Art Gallery Story in Rio  – The Rio Times – link
  • Parque Lage and the School of Visual Arts  – The Rio Times – link
  • Cadu’s Art Exhibition at Ipanema Gallery – The Rio Times – link
  • Art Opening at the Metara Gallery in Ipanema  – The Rio Times – link

2010

  • Studio RM Residency – Herald Magazine

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, State of Human Rights 2007 – Annual Report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)
  • Co-author, State of Human Rights 2008 – Annual Report by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)

PROJECTS

  • Untitled, an excerpt from an unfinished fictional text – Publication on 3 years of Murree Museum Artist Residency (Pakistan, 2016)
  • Artist Project, Sohbet: Journal of Contemporary Arts and Culture Vol. 2 (Pakistan 2011)