Category: Practice Based Research

Reflective writing about the pieces I create or experiment with in studio during this MA, along with samples of sketchbooks and notebooks etc.

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/ …

Public art with Kaf Cafe

The final outcome I’ve envisioned in my project proposal is a public art installation. To lay the groundwork for creating this installation the next steps I need to take are collaborating with places in Jeddah to create public art to gain exposure and learn more about the process. One such collaboration was with Kaf cafe. I went there originally as part of my weekly AlfKalimah write-in but ended up chatting with the owners. They invited me to exhibit art there, which I will do soon. They also invited me to participate in a fun project they were doing with approximately …

Visual Journal Overview

Visual Journal Overview

My visual journal has a different purpose from most art journaling. I understand that most people like to capture fleeting ideas in their art journals, but that is only part of what I was trying to achieve. For me the visual journal was a great way to beat the fear of making art. If there is no aim, no right or wrong, then the process of creating art becomes freeing and therapeutic. I used simple mediums to create at will in my journal, especially when I felt a struggle in the midst of a project or experiment. It was a …

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