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July 12, 2018

CITY PULSE: We’re All Mad Here


July 12, 2018

The Canvas Gallery is hosting an exhibition titled ‘We’re All Mad Here’ featuring works by Seyhr Qayum. Seyhr’s art practice is primarily based on female identity and society’s collective interpretation. The show continues until July 12. Call 021-35861523 for more information.  

Hidden Treasures

The Full Circle gallery is hosting an exhibition titled ‘Hidden Treasures’ featuring works by Murad Khan. The exhibition continues until July 14. Call 0303-2239038 for more information.

Drawn To Form II

The Koel Gallery is hosting an art show titled ‘Drawn to Form II: Marking New Spaces’. This exhibition brings together the diverse practices of Abdullah MI Syed, Ali Kazim, Naima Dadabhoy, Noor Ali Chagani and Sadia Salim in a dialogue exploring the intersection between ceramics and drawing. The show continues until August 2. Call 021-35831292 for more information.

Who Gets To Talk About Whom

The Gandhara Art Space is hosting a show titled ‘Who Gets To Talk About Whom’. The exhibition will be focused on collaborative works between a number of artists as well as programming that has been developed in conjunction with the show, including talks, lectures and discursive elements. The exhibition continues until August 4. Call 021-35821462 for more information.

The Indie Art and Craft Show

‘The Indie Art and Craft Show’ is home to hobbyists, independent artists, crafters and creative folk. They come from all over Pakistan to exhibit their best work and handmade products, represent themselves, create product awareness, market their brands, connect and network with fans, build clientele and, of course, have the time of their lives in the process. The event opens at 1pm on July 15 at the Royal Rodale. Email [email protected] for more information.

Kyun Nikala?

A play titled ‘Kyun Nikala?’, which is written by Anwar Maqsood and directed by Dawar Mehmood, will be held from August 14 to August 27 at the Arts Council. Call 021-38781654 for more information.  

Likhay Jo Khat Tujhay

An event titled ‘Likhay Jo Khat Tujhay’, featuring rendition of fictional and original letters from Urdu literature that will be read by Sania Saeed and Tajdar Zaidi, will be held from August 31 to September 2 at the Zia Mohyeddin Theatre of the National Academy of Performing Arts. Call 021-35969301 for more information.  


The Arts Council, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate, presents a dance performance by Look titled ‘SindhuPo’: a meeting of two rivers, dancing. The performers are Suhaee Abro from Karachi and Lucia Moretti from Turin. The event will be held from 7:30pm to 8:30pm on September 1 and September 2 at the auditorium of the Arts Council. Call 0300-0802391 for more information.

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