Karachi Biennale 2017


When I entered the hall, it felt like I had stepped into another world; the art on the walls silently screaming, the sculptures and the sounds evoking a myriad of emotions. Karachi Biennale 2017 – a world of art and expression. At a time when Karachi is ranked among the worst cities of the world by the EIU (Economic Intelligence ... Read More »



The universe in a constant state of flux. Everything is moving, changing, transforming; from the tiniest quark to the largest super cluster. There’s a sudden congestion, a momentary rather a bit persistent. That’s where my fear resides. Inside me, my very own body of which I was once proud off. I am expanding, layering, growing. Growing big, fat, obese. My ... Read More »

The Comical Side of Life


Q1: Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a Computer Science graduate and a professional Graphics Designer from Karachi. I am affiliated with a digital marketing agency, ‘The D-spot’ and I make a living by freelancing. This is the serious part of my life. The fun part is the page I run through which I have got a little fan-following ... Read More »

Sensitive, are you?


The blazing ball of fire shone at full glory, hurting my eyes. I was on my way to IBA to attend my first class of the day, and the roads of Karachi at 7.55 in the morning were chaotic, as usual. School vans, trucks, chingchi, buses, rickshaws, cars, bikes – all sorts of varieties crowded the road leading to Maskan ... Read More »

In Focus: BM Photography


  “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt  Who doesn’t like to look beautiful in photos? Well, everybody does and this is exactly where good ... Read More »

WHAT’S SO BLOODY ABOUT NASREEN?- Shahan Zaidi’s Candid Interview

"Bloody Nasreen is an anti-hero, role model thori hai, cigarette peenay wali."-Shahan Zaidi

Shahan Zaidi’s Bloody Nasreen is a runaway hit. She’s become a fan favorite with a dedicated following, and is an instantly recognizable Pakistani fictional character. And yet, she does not have any books, comics or stories released to fan her fame. As Shahan Zaidi notes, she simply went viral. I conducted an interview with the creator of Bloody Nasreen, the ... Read More »

15 Stages in the lives of Pakistani Artists.


 1. You start out young- maybe as a toddler with a box of crayons, just like everyone else your age. The only difference is they draw occasionally. You draw almost all day and night and never stop. You prefer it to TV or reading or practically anything else. 2. Eventually, other kids slowly stop drawing. You wonder why and keep at it. ... Read More »

From Creepy to Cute: Kinza and Aimen’s Truck Art Fetish!

The before and After post!

Aimen’s mom got a rugged, almost ghostly looking mirror from Karachi’s beloved, Saddar market. It was a tad eerie, ( Oh who am I kidding? it was downright creepy.), to be hung on a wall as a rugged abstract Wall Piece.   That’s when Aimen thought that my presence in her life could finally prove fruitful. I wanted it to ... Read More »

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