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April 5, 2019

‘Beyond the Limits’ on display at Mussawir Art Gallery

Lahore

April 5, 2019

LAHORE

A group show titled “Beyond the Limits” by eight most talented artists from all over Pakistan will open at 6pm on Friday (today) at Mussawir Art Gallery in a famous mall on Walton Road.

The opening recpetion is curated by Zarmena Aslam. Feminism is an extensive field of work which highlights the beauty as well as practicality and the hard work done by the women in our society. The exhibition “Beyond the Limits” is a triumph regarding exploring these aspects. The selection criteria of the eight contemporary Pakistani artists revolves around the fact that they have developed expertise embedded in modern art techniques and explored various styles through the works they have specifically produced for the exhibition.

The artists are: Aiman Tahir, Imrana Shujah, Maliha Zaidi, Seerat Zainab, Shaharbano Shahid, Salman Aslam, Sidra Liaqat and Zarmena Aslam. The works of these artists refer to the efforts and accomplishments of the arts that reflect women’s lives and experiences. The show will continue till April 20, 2019.

Paisa Bolta Hai: A number of theatre lovers enjoyed Lahore Arts Council’s fresh production “Paisa Bolta Hai” at Alhamra Cultural Complex Gaddafi Stadium. The play was a part of the series the council has recently introduced to revive and promote socially meaningful and objective theatre. Drama Paisa Bolta Hai is written by Prof Saddique Ahmed and directed by Qaiser Javeed, a senior stage director. The cast include young actors Waseem Akthar, Jabran Hussain, Amanullah Nasir, Sadi Khan, Muhammad Umer, Rohan, Numan Asif, Saima Waseem, Hafifa Tahir and Mehak Shehzadi.

The issues discussed during different scenes of the play revolved around relationship of love and brotherhood and how make society a better one by putting a collective effort by people of society. The play has free entry. Lahore Arts Council Executive Director Ather Ali Khan attended the inaugural performance. The drama will be presented on April 8 at Alhamra Cultural Complex.

Marya Hoya Kutta: The aspiring actors from Ajoka theatre’s “Art of Acting” class will showcase their talent in Shahid Nadeem’s evergreen Punjabi play “Marya Hoya Kutta” at the Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PILAC) on Friday (today). Directed by Nirvaan Nadeem, the play is a multi layered comment on modern day society and a scathing critique on social narratives, norms and practices in a humorous but meaningful way.

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