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PNCA unveils ‘Sugar and Spice’ exhibition

By Our Correspondent
November 20, 2023
Visitors can be seen looking at art on the walls of the PNCA exhibition, Sugar and Spice, on November 16, 023. — Facebook/PNCA - Pakistan National Council of the Arts
Visitors can be seen looking at art on the walls of the PNCA exhibition, "Sugar and Spice," on November 16, 023. — Facebook/PNCA - Pakistan National Council of the Arts

Islamabad:Breaking barriers through art and empowerment, the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) has introduced its ground-breaking exhibition, "Sugar and Spice," a dynamic portrayal celebrating the diverse experiences of women across Pakistan. Featuring the exceptional works of nine artists, this exhibition invites patrons to embark on a profound journey through the intricate tapestry of emotions, strength, and resilience that defines the modern female identity.

The PNCA's gallery comes alive with an array of vibrant energy and artistic diversity, where paintings, sculptures, and mixed-media installations offer unique perspectives on various facets of womanhood. From bold strokes capturing the vivacity of feminine spirit to delicate intricacies portraying vulnerability and strength, "Sugar and Spice" is not just an art exhibition; it is a deep exploration of the human condition seen through the lens of Pakistani women.

Delving into realms of identity, culture, politics, trauma, empowerment, and imagination, the themes explored within the exhibition are as diverse as the artists themselves. Each piece represents a different facet of the modern female experience, challenging stereotypes and celebrating the strength, resilience, and creativity that women bring to the world.

The PNCA stands as a cultural beacon, fostering artistic excellence and serving as a platform for artists to engage with audiences on a deeper level. "Sugar and Spice" extends an invitation to step into the realm of female experiences, urging appreciation for the complexities, contradictions, and triumphs that define womanhood. This exhibition is a powerful reminder that behind every woman lies a universe of stories waiting to be told, and through art, we can begin to understand and celebrate the diverse tapestry of human experience.

Open to the public until November 22nd, 2023, the exhibition welcomes visitors from 9 am to 4 pm daily, with the exception of Saturdays when the gallery is closed.