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آہنگ - Ahang - A travelling show from Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi

  • Alliance Francaise de Lahore Lahore Pakistan (map)
MH Initiatives is an art company by Mehreen Hashmi which is promoting culture exchange, peace and harmony between Asia , Arab and Europe countries through their upcoming projects 'Ahang' and 'Kabutar' in 2019 in partnership with Orbit, event and marketing agency.

 آہنگ-  Ahang is a travelling exhibition honoring the idea of connecting beyond boundaries between different countries from Asia and Arab in Pakistan while promoting peace and harmony among ourselves as different nations with several visual cultures. Through the several ages of art history, visual arts have been majorly a form of non-verbal communication. All fine arts medium is based on visuals mainly. A variety of mediums has been added as a way of this non-verbal communication. The video installation is a contemporary art form that combines the technology of videos with concepts and visuals. This art form affects the audience with the use of all aspects of the surroundings. Video installations and new media art has been a communal medium in the category of contemporary art worldwide. Although executing an exhibition of this genre is at its beginning stage in Pakistani art scene or else have not yet taken place in this measure.

This exhibition is one of its kind considering the involvement of global visual culture and the genre of its medium. This show is planned to travel through different cities of Pakistan. In this exhibition, artists from 13 different countries from Asia and Arab countries including Palestine, India, Macau, China, Iran, Philippines, Libya, Maldives, Japan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Egypt are displaying their work. All the artists are the emerging and established artists in their respective countries. This exhibition brings us the concept of ‘Peace', ‘Harmony' and 'Heritage', this exhibition includes artwork in photography, video installations, and digital collages.

Participating artists are ;

Imon Raza , India
Foad Alijani , Iran
Khandakar Ohida , India
Edin within , Maldives
Sana Fatima , Pakistan
B Ajay Sharma , India
Camilla Meshiea , Libya/American
Tapan Moharan , India
Nazia Akram , Islamabad, Pakistan
SunainaTalreja , Pakistan
Adnan Adil , Pakistan
Bei Yu , China
Naznain Moradi , Iran
Fizza Saleem , Pakistan
Sana Durrani , Pakistan
Mohammad Ali Hawajri , Palestine
Joseph Ingking , Philippines
Bina Ali , Pakistan
Natercia S.W. Chang , Macau
Hiromi Kawaji Japan
Mohammd Alimumal , Pakistan
Rahman HakHagir , Afghanistan/Austria
Ammara Khalid , Lahore, Pakistan
Rose Mengmei Zhou , China
Kang Gao , China
Pandora Yun Peng , China
Eloi Scarva , Macau
Shumaila Khan , Lahore, Pakistan
Suffah Naeem , Lahore, Pakistan
Ehab Aziz , Egypt

First Display; Alliance Francaise de Lahore –15th March 2019 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Second Display; Pakistan National Council of the Arts, Islamabad –18th March 2019 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Finale with performances ; Alliance Francaise de Karachi- 30th March 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

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Earlier Event: October 31