Mazaar, Bazaar: Design and Visual Culture in Pakistan

Posted: March 25, 2011 in News and Views

Saima Zaidi, “Mazaar, Bazaar: Design and Visual Culture in Pakistan” Cabot 102, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tuesday, March 29, 2011- 5:30pm to 7:30pm *****

Saima Zaidi, a Communications Designer, studied at the National College of Arts, Lahore and the Pratt Institute, New York. She teaches Typography and History of Design at the Department of Visual Studies, University of Karachi.
She has also taught at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi and Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York.

She will be talking about her new book, “Mazaar, Bazaar: Design and Visual Culture in Pakistan” which is a collection of popular and street art in Pakistan. The book is an inter-disciplinary study on design and visual culture
in Pakistan; these reflect social, commercial, and geo-political changes influencing the country. It comprises 33 essays by an array of artists, critics, scholars, curators, and advertising executives. Co-sponsor: Tufts History Department

Contact: Juhi Shahin, Juhi.Shahin@tufts.edu or 617.627.3558   http://ase.tufts.edu/southasian/events.asp

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Comments
  1. Ali Rizvi says:

    This is an interesting collection of essays and it will be a great event..

    I’d love to come, but am on a trip. Best

  2. T says:

    where can i find this book? please let me know.

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