Posts Tagged ‘ memory ’

Enclosure/Erasure: Imran Channa and Partition

Mar 2016

Artist Imran Channa investigates the historical truth associated with the photograph, and how history itself remains malleable to ideology–despite the ostensibly stubborn veracity of photographic evidence. Issue 10
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Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space

Dec 2015

A curator reflects on Partition, and the role of visual culture in showing the unsayable, giving voice to the unthinkable, and shaping images out of the forgotten. Issue 10: Borders/Boundaries
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Counter-Narrative to Violence: Hum Jo Tareek Rahon Mein Maare Gae | ART

On 23rd May, 2015, the Awami Art Collective launched a public art display at Bagh-e-Jinnah in Lahore to commemorate those civilians who have lost their lives in rampant communal violence and terrorism in Pakistan in the past thirty years.
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From My City to Mega City: Why Does It Matter | Invisible Cities

Feb 2015

Invisible Cities | BLOG The city, as much as it exists in ‘real’ space, is a formation in our minds. Public space then, is an emotional construct in our mind’s eye, laden with ‘meaning’ and association that we attribute to it as observers. Just as the spaces and places we inhabit shape us, we...
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Still Waters: Memory in Pakistani Cinema

Sep 2014

اردو | Khamosh Pani and Ramchand Pakistani are the first films by a generation that did not directly experience Partition. They plumb memory and examine living with what comes after.
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Calvino’s Tales And The City | Invisible Cities

"To seek and learn to recognize who and what, in the midst of the inferno, are not inferno, and then make them endure, give them space."
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‘Where are you from?’  Belonging after Partition

Aug 2013

اردو | Where do you come from when your ancestors were forced to leave their homes?
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