LAHORE – Dialogue 1, an exhibition curated by Usman Saleemi, Syed Faraz Ali, Umber Majeed and Zoya Siddiqui, four students of School of Visual Arts & Design (SV AD), Beaconhouse National University opened at the Art Gallery of Alhamra Arts Complex, says a press release. The event has been opened for public, and no entry fees are required. The exhibition will be continued till June 16, 2011( Friday) and the gallery will be opened for visitors till 8:00 pm on 16th of June, 2011.
Following on the footsteps of Beaconhouse National University’s highly acclaimed Thesis Show 2011, the art and design community now has more reason to celebrate this groundbreaking exhibition exploring the boundaries between art and design, and featuring work from a wide range of disciplines, including sculpture, digital arts, painting, photography, print design & typography, textile, and Pakistan’s first ever exhibit dedicated exclusively to Design Entrepreneurship. More than 150 works by over 60 students have been displayed at the exhibition with the submissions ranging from foundation year students to work from BNU’s Masters of Art & Design Programme. Various works will be available for purchase.
The curators have received complete support from Dean, SV AD, Prof. Salima Hashmi and renowned contemporary artist and head of Fine Arts Department, SV AD, Rashid Rana. Prominent faculty members David Alesworth, Huma Mulji, Umar Hameed and Gwendolyn Kulick also provided guidance and encouragement. The exhibition is made possible with the support of the Lahore Arts Council, especially from the Curator, Alhamra Art Gallery, Ms. Tania Suhail.