The hidden words: Artist Aisha Abid Hussain’s exhibition, Manuscript of Silent Conversation, at Canvas Gallery is about books, parchments | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

The hidden words: Artist Aisha Abid Hussain’s exhibition, Manuscript of Silent Conversation, at Canvas Gallery is about books, parchments  | Art & Culture | thenews.com.pk

After my repeated questions about the nature and meaning of words that keep on appearing in Aisha Abid Hussain’s new work, the artist responded: “it is just jargon.” On closer inspection, one realises the meaninglessness of these interwoven letters, on the smallest imaginable scale, filling considerable sections of her artworks. These also look like the … Read more

In conversation with the man behind Sanat art gallery

In conversation with the man behind Sanat art gallery

“You hear? Sanat is closing. It’s over…” “Yeah….That guy, Abid Aziz Merchant, he’s totally left the art-scene!” “Of course, he is all in films now. Seen social media lately?” Six years ago, Abid came to the decision to quit his banking profession of over 20 years and start his own visual art space – Sanat … Read more