Category: MA Visual Arts: Fine Art Digital Blog

The blog documenting my journey as I complete a Masters of Visual Arts from University of the Arts London, 2017-2019

Some artists of interest

Some artists of interest

This is an ongoing informal blog about some artists who may have inspired me or I may have researched further. Yayoi Kusama: I researched Yayoi Kusama’s work alot for my research paper. I don’t even know where to begin describing how she inspires my work. Not only was her fame propelled by instagram but she creates these installations which are literally the reflection of digimodernism. I wrote alot about it in my research paper so will hark back to that if I need inspiration. Narcissus garden Infinity mirrored rooms obliteration room Jim Bachor: Bachor is impressed by the long history of …

The clocks are striking thirteen

This exhibition really resonated with me, and somehow, I think it may have been the reason the concept of post-truth took hold in my mind. The first sentence in George Orwell’s book is: It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. – George Orwell, 1984 This is what the theme represented: I love that quote by Rumi. It’s divine. The exhibition itself was a motley of mediums and art, some grotesque, some cultural, some tragic, all evocative. The flickering TV screens were reflective of the information overload we witness in our society. And the …

Refusing to be Still

Refusing to be Still

All my exploration of art exhibits around Jeddah town ended up with me at ‘21,39’ Jeddah’s biggest exhibition. Their 2018 theme was ‘Refusing to be Still’ which is simply brilliant and fueled my creativity so much! I’m hoping I can join in for their next exhibit. The exhibition was curated by the assistant curator at Tate Modern, which is pretty awesome 😮 Also, they held workshops through March and April which, unfortunately, were in Arabic. So here are some snippets of the exhibit. There was a really interesting installation to do with hydraulics but the video isn’t getting uploaded here …

The Untold Edition — Blogger’s Meetup

One of the ways in which I could simultaneously advance: My understanding of how social media operates My project proposal objective of encourage bloggers and influencers to speak out on things that matter was to host a blogger’s meet-up before my Untold Edition events. So I got in touch with a really cool cafe in Karachi called Esquires Coffee. We invited 20 bloggers to come, network, live Instagram about our project and then write a bit about it later as well. We got some really cool bloggers on board such as: https://www.instagram.com/bookgirlingmoments/ https://www.instagram.com/ramshaasid/ https://www.instagram.com/outandaboutkhi/ https://www.instagram.com/urban_redefined/ https://www.instagram.com/thependulumwoman/ https://www.instagram.com/vcastonline/ www.instagram.com/thatkarachigirl https://www.facebook.com/vcastonline/?ref=br_rs https://www.facebook.com/TheNarrativeKhi/ …

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