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"In Conversation: Identity, Politics, and Contemporary Art in Pakistan

October 7, 2015


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Participants: Art Critic Nafisa Rizvi, Prof. Nasser Mufti (UIC)
Once on the periphery, in recent years Pakistani artists have taken the global art world by storm. They have found their way into the permanent collections of renowned art museums across the globe and art biennials from Singapore to Sydney to Sharjah to Venice, collecting countless accolades and awards along the way. Shazia Sikander's miniature veiled installations, Imran Qureshi's blood soaked flowers on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Rashid Rana's photo-mosaics composed of equal part irony and equal part mocking jest, are politically charged statements on the state of affairs in Pakistan, tailored to tastes of the global art market. Art from Pakistan is that, but so much more!
Join us for Nafisa Rizvi's insider take on identity, politics and contemporary art in Pakistan. She will be joined in conversation by Nasser Mufti.
This is a Postcolonial Studies Working Group Event.

Location

Lower Level Stevenson Hall

Fee

Free

Audience

General public/Campus community/Faculty/Staff/Students/Alumni/Prospective students

Website

huminst.uic.edu/ifth/events/all-events/2015/10/07/ . . .

Contact

lvavra@uic.edu
312-996-6352

Category

Cultural Events/Lectures, Seminars and Meetings/Conferences and Workshops/Special Campus Events

Department

Institute for the Humanities

Calendar

Institute for the Humanities

Last updated

10-02-2015

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