Visual Arts

Art in the 21st Century


Art in the 21st century has emerged as a dynamic field of study. It entails practice, research and publication that are based on a vast variety of materials and means. The latest Internet and technology has a huge role to play in the changes for e.g. digital imaging. Artists of the present era are in the practice of mixing media ...

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Teacher’s Studio Production Workshop at IRC

Training of Teachers

Interactive Resource Center (IRC) with collaboration of National Endowment for Democracy (NED) conducted a two- day teacher’s studio production workshop at IRC. The workshop started on 3rd October 2013 and a total of 14 teachers from University of Jamshoro, Islamia University of Bahwalpur, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Forman Christian College, Fatima Jinnah College Chunna Mandi, University of Punjab, Peshawar University and ...

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A walk through Homelands with Interactive Resource Centre


Interactive Resource Centre was invited to take part in an art session organized by British Council on 25th September 2013 at Zahoor -ul- Akhlaq Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore. Participants from Satranga, Tabeer, Mandwa theatre group along with students took part in this two hour session. Abdullah Qureshi from British Council facilitated the group. The theme of this art ...

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Chinese Dragon ART


The image of the dragon has long been associated with the Chinese culture. For centuries we have observed this mighty mythical beast as part of the Chinese tradition and even today it is an image forming an identity for the country. The dragon also takes its spot as one amongst the twelve zodiac signs in the Chinese zodiac calendar. This ...

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Most Beautiful Mosques of the World

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Mosques all across the world are of significance to Muslims. These places of worship reflect the great cultural diversity of the Muslim world. The Arabic name for mosque is masjid. Since time immemorial, mosques have captivated people due tot their Islamic architecture and continue to give a true representation of Islamic culture. The entire Muslim community gathers to offer their ...

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S.H Raza: The man behind The Bindu

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S.H Raza is an Indian artist known by the nickname of the Bindu Man. The Bindu or Indian dot is used as a trademark in most of the paintings. S.H Raza is of the opinion that the Bindu carries a symbol of existence in the centre and everything else revolves around it. Most of his contemporary Indian paintings reflect this ...

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Mansoor Rahi: Pakistan’s most celebrated artist


Mansoor Rahi is one of Pakistan’s most celebrated artist known for giving a thought provoking individual perspective. Born in 1939 in West Bengal. He graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Dhaka. The artist is known for painting landscapes, village girls, cocks and hens, dancers, horses and pigs, polo riders and architectural grandeur of the country by making ...

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Naheed Raza: Recipient of President’s Pride of Performance


The community of Pakistani artists is growing and has played a profound role in helping the industry thrive. Pakistani art has managed to gather immense value overseas. The quality of art is improving which is why it is attracting a great deal of curiosity. It has been noted that Pakistani contemporary art is being appreciated all across the world. Art ...

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Rabia Zuberi: Love, Balance, Confidence and Tolerance


Rabia Zuberi is one of Pakistan’s foremost artists who have played a pivotal role in the progress of art.  Many who hold an interest in the field of fine arts know her. Zuberi has dedicated her life to the promotion of art and is also known for her accomplishments in the realm of sculpturing. Her journey is full of struggles ...

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Mashkoor Raza: Colours of Inspiration

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Mashkoor Raza is a Karachi based artist who is ranked amongst the senior most artists in the country. He is best known for painting horses and women a lot. Mashkoor Raza graduated from Karachi School of Arts in 1972. Early on, he showed the signs of a painter who was determined to make it big in the world of artistry. ...

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