Crossing Over: Pakistani Art in India

Sneha Sikand of Saffronart on the latest group exhibition of art from Pakistan showcased in the Indian capital

Alif by Mohammad Ali TalpurImage credit: Latitude 28

Alif by Mohammad Ali Talpur
Image credit: Latitude 28

New Delhi: Currently on view at Latitude 28New Delhi, is a group show of Pakistani artists curated by Ambereen Karamat. Gallery director Bhavna Kakar says, “Crossing Over is the bringing of disparate artworks intended to explore new meanings that at times merge and diverge creating crossovers with each other on irregularly chartered routes; the exhibition hopes to explore these new meanings fashioned within the boundaries effervescing globally.”

Science Philosophy Religion IV by Sajjad AhmedImage credit: Latitude 28

Science Philosophy Religion IV   by Sajjad Ahmed
Image credit: Latitude 28

Saira SheikhImage credit: Latitude 28


Drawings on wasli
by Saira Sheikh
Image credit: Latitude 28

Darling tere liye by Muzzamil RuheelImage credit: Latitude 28

Darling tere liye
by Muzzamil Ruheel
Image credit: Latitude 28

The key element is the combining of established and emerging artists, to meet at a transit threshold. The exhibition focuses on new works at the point that acts as a bridge, a crossing over, to the other direction. With common use of visual references to images that work enigmatically around us in multiple layers, the artists have tinged this imperceptible relation between art and reality.

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The exhibition will be running till March 2, 2013.

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