Aisha Khalid | Imran Qureshi
Aisha Khalid (b. 1972, Faisalabad, Pakistan) graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 1997 and completed her post-graduate degree Fine Art degree from Rijksakademie, Amsterdam in 2003. Khalid was schooled in classical miniature painting and has become a leading figure in developing the contemporary miniature.
She is one of the few artists to experiment with large-scale painting and abstraction and has also worked with video and textiles. Khalid received the Alice Award (artist book category) in 2012, and was a finalist for the Jameel Art Prize in 2011, winning the People’s Choice Award in 2011.
Imran Qureshi (b. 1972, Hyderabad, Pakistan) graduated from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 1993. He is one of Pakistan’s leading figures in developing the contemporary miniature painting.
Qureshi has been the recipient of several prestigious accolades. In 2017 he was awarded the US International Medal of the Arts by the US State Department. In 2013 he was named Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year and in the same year, was invited to create the prestigious roof garden commission at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Two Wings To Fly, Not One
Aisha Khalid & Imran Qureshi
Curated by Zahra Khan
Foundation Art Divvy
National Art Gallery, PNCA
Photo credit: Atif Saeed and Kamran Saleem
Film credit: Jugni Productions