Ali Hassan: When There’s a Will There’s a Way

If you are or were a student of Karachi University, in the past few years, you must have noticed a guy on a wheel chair selling stationary near Arts Lobby. A polio victim whose appearance is ordinary but heart is kind. Who speaks as if a genius…

Darbar Mahal Bahawalpur : An Architectural Masterpiece

Introduction The Darbar Mahal is a historic fort located in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur; this city is deeply rooted in Asian history and is considered to be one of the most important trade and cultural centers in local history. The Mahal itself is under…

Local Art Scene at T2f

PeaceNiche, an NGO that gave birth to the creative hub of Karachi, T2f (formerly known as ‘the second floor), has been working constantly to organize various events, such as a musical evening, art exhibitions and a few literary lectures. All the events are a result…

Historical Art in Pakistan

Art as a Cultural Phenomenon Art is a collective term used to signify a vast array of cultural as well as historic traditions that signify a certain civilization, or era. Art can be considered the single richest phenomenon that distinguishes different aspects of a culture…

Artpreneurs for Change – A Great Initiative

Artpreneurs; What are they? Artpreneurs for Change is a socially empowering initiative that is designed to bridge the gap between individuals from the US and Pakistan; especially after 9/11 there was a lot of inherent hostility in the way citizens from both countries had perceptions…

Wood Carving: A Devine Art in Intricate Etchings

Wood-Carving: An Art Since Mankind Till Mankind Many things exist in this world that reminds you of some old good times, you have memories associated with them, good and bad both and sometimes ….tragic too. Pieces of My Childhood, Etched in Wood Same happens with…

Zindagi Trust Brings Art to the Street Kids

Art  and the faculties of its promotion has been tremendously been neglected in Pakistan, but things are changing for good as a number of social change makers are promoting it through different mediums. Today, we will be discussing about the well reputed NGO, ‘Zindagi Trust’,…