EXHIBITION: REALMS OF COLOUR AND SPIRIT

EXHIBITION: REALMS OF COLOUR AND SPIRIT Zohreen MurtazaMarch 04, 2018 https://www.dawn.com/news/1393108

Soraya Sikander ‘INSCAPE’ Reviewed by Nigaah Arts & Culture from South Asia

INSCAPE by UZMA NAWAZ PAKISTANI ARTIST SORAYA SIKANDER EXHIBITS A NEW SERIES ‘INSCAPE – EXPLORING INNER LANDSCAPES’ AT LEADING INTERNATIONAL ART GALLERY UNICORN GALLERY 2018 IN LAHORE. She presents a new series of calligraphic landscape paintings based on her interpretation of Pakistan. Her paintings ‘Sunset‘ and ‘Horizon dark‘ are a showcase of different times of…

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Mangroves

MANGROVES Mangroves is an exploration of the Karachi landscape – as seen through the mind’s eye. For me, I see cities, sea and places interchangeably. I paint tonal landscapes that capture the very ‘is-ness’ of being at a place. Representing the nature of the city of Karachi, its volatility and natural landscape. So essentially, this…

Soraya Sikander ‘INSCAPE’ Exhibition 28 FEBRUARY 2017

Calligraphic landscape painter Soraya Sikander to exhibit a new series entitled ‘INSCAPE’ Exhibition to open at Unicorn Gallery, Lahore Pioneering painter of calligraphic landscapes, artist Soraya Sikander returns to Pakistan with a new series ‘INSCAPE’ – Exploring landscapes as seen through the mind’s eye/inner worlds, Exhibition inauguration 28 FEBRUARY 2017 at Unicorn Gallery, Lahore  To view the…

EASTERN EYE ‘Soraya: Picture this’ Eguide 22/07/2016

Soraya Sikander By Asjad Nazir page1  page2  page3 It is no surprise that travel has shaped the work of leading contemporary fine artist Soraya Sikander. Born in Karachi, she grew up in different locations including Europe, Hong Kong and Singapore, and currently divides her time between Ras Al Khaimah and Pakistan. This exposure to different cultures has been…

Soraya Sikander EASTERN EYE LONDON ‘Top 10 Art Moments’

EASTERN EYE (UK) January 08th, 2016 My Top 10 Artistic Moments (And inspirations) By Soraya Sikander “My work is about the natural world in a state of change. It explores my subconscious and immediate environment. I use art as a means to arrive at ecology, not merely the surface, but the constant changing and evolving…

Mountain

Title: Mountain, Medium: Oil and acrylic on canvas, Size: 36 by 48 inches, Year: 2014 (Sold)

Soraya Sikander listed as ‘Top Pakistani Contemporary Artists Making It Big Internationally’

Pakistan generally makes it to the headlines mostly due to wrong reasons nowadays. But behind all the geo-political turmoil, it has a rich tradition of culture, arts and music that generally goes unnoticed. Its actors and musicians have been working in the entertainment industry of neighbouring India for a long time. But what is lesser known is the new breed of contemporary artists who are making waves in the international circuit. More encouragingly, women have been at the forefront of this movement, which is no mean achieving in a highly conservative and patriarchal society. So, here is an attempt to introduce a few shining starts of the Pakistani art scene

LECTURE: Soraya Sikander TEDx art talk on ‘Images and context- Conditioning in art’

Soraya Sikander TEDxNED talk: Ideas worth spreading Artist Soraya Sikander presents a number of images without any description, outside their context. These images are threaded together in visual slides and the audience builds these images to shape various associations with the work presented. After reviewing several images by French masters, contemporary installation artists, conceptual and…

PROJECT: Urban Dialogues 2013 with Janice Wilkins and Caroline Jaine (Cambridge)

PROPOSAL URBAN DIALOGUES COLLABORATIONS 2013 reduced mood board for 3FF urban dialogue proposal  Caroline Jaine, Soraya Sikander, Janice Wilkins The above artists propose working in collaboration in response to the  Urban Dialogues 2013 theme of “Reflections” “Becoming Something Else” We are three diverse women living in the UK and Pakistan aged 29, 43 and 51…

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