“By trying to make the female nude a part of our visual language, I am attempting to dispel the myth of sexualisation in nudity and make it something which can be viewed with respect and admiration rather than covetousness, shame or discomfort.” Scheherezade Junejo in conversation with TMS editor Shameen Arshad.Read More
“On the bottom shelves of closets,/ the paper-dolls lay in cots,/ penciled-in eyes trained on doors/ that let in rabid dogs…”
Poem of the Week (31 July), by Saba Husain.
“The presence of an audience is nice, the vindication of recognition and even the money you get for hard work is nice too, but it can’t beat the satisfaction of creating something. The final piece on display for all to view has an existence like no other.”
Shameen Arshad interviews Faraz Aamer Khan.
“The responsibility of the artist definitely increases when creating public art. It puts upon them the burden of decency and simplicity.” Shameen Arshad interviews Atif Khan.Read More
“Her practice is about exploring herself, and she uses numerous tools to weave her narratives.” Shameen Arshad interviews artist Alia Bilgrami.Read More
Our Meet the Editors series concludes with the art section. Varda Nisar knows the image speaks louder than the words, and Shameen Arshad gazes…Read More
“Most of my work thus appears to be a monologue situated in an apparent state of silence that is both comforting and threatening.” Shameen Arshad talks to Madyha Leghari about reflection, contradiction and art school.Read More
“The uncertainty that comes with willingly choosing a non-linear and unconventional career path requires that you take responsibility for your passion.” Shameen Arshad interviews spotlight artist Nayha Jehangir Khan.Read More
Spotlight Artist Irfan Hasan speaks to The Missing Slate about his process, influences and his work in this special feature.Read More