Undertaking an unconventional path with art

“Find what you love and let it kill you.”

“I stumbled upon this quote by the German-born American writer Charles Bukowski at a very crucial stage of my life,” Naveen Shakil explains.

Caught between an inherent desire to create or pursue a more conventional path in life, Bukowski’s words came as a clear flash to . . . → Read More: Undertaking an unconventional path with art

Photographic exhibition attracts audiences

A photographic exhibition, depicting the glory of sunset by a new artist, Mona Fazal, was held at Rawalpindi Arts Council on Wednesday. The exhibition, titled ‘Beauty of Imagination’, classified into two sections – fantasy and reality.

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This spring yellow kites were replaced by yellow balloons and a rush of language and pros that Lahore has long awaited. As the hub of cultural commotion for centuries, and the birthplace of many internationally recognized writers and poets like Bapsi Sidhwa, Mohsin Hamid, it is quite bizarre that such an event has never been . . . → Read More: English Medium only

Egyptian art

When Ludwig Borchardt first held the life-sized bust of the ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti in his hands 100 years ago, his immediate thoughts reflected a clear understanding of the magnitude of his discovery. “Really wonderful work,” he wrote in his diary immediately after unearthing the bust, now a star attraction at the Neues Museum here. . . . → Read More: Egyptian art

Gamers and ‘geeks’ meet at first ever animation conference

The country’s first-ever gaming and animation conference was held on Thursday at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture with the organisers miraculously managing to persuade the giants of the Pakistani industry to attend.

Pioneers such as Trango, TinTash, Mindstorm studios, Sharpimage and Folio3 showed up to assure the pleasantly surprised students that there . . . → Read More: Gamers and ‘geeks’ meet at first ever animation conference

Telefilm “Imtihaan Hai Imtihaan”

: Is The West Going Through a Phase of Moral Degeneration

Alain de Botton is a Swiss public intellectual, author, philosopher, television presenter and entrepreneur living in the United Kingdom. He has written several books on literature, philosophy, art, travel and architecture. In August 2008, he established a new educational enterprise in London called “The School of Life”. Among his prominent books are “How Proust Can . . . → Read More: : Is The West Going Through a Phase of Moral Degeneration