ARTIST

ワルダー・ナイーム・ブハーリ

Wardah Naeem Bukhari
ワルダー・ナイーム・ブハーリ 出身地・活動地:Pakistan パキスタン

I work with different subject matters, concepts, mediums that takes a diversity of forms. My intention is to recreate the existing image through new visual language by including different subject matters from identity to post-truth, craft to aesthetics, history to myth, tradition to new media arts, religion to politics. I seek to recreate, rediscover, reinterpret the critical dialogue of contemporary adaptation.

Biography

Wardah Naeem Bukhari, a versatile visual artist, was born in Multan, Pakistan. She earned her Bachelors of Graphic Design from the Multan College of Arts, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (2010) and completed her Masters in Visual Arts from the National college of Arts, Lahore (2012). Ph.D. Scholar in Art History from University of Punjab, PUCAD, Lahore (2013 to 2020). She continues her studio practice while teaching as visiting lecturer at Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan and in Lahore Campus (2014-15)

Bukhari working in various mediums i.e. drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography, video and digital art. Her work is to recreate the existing image through new visual language by including different subject matters from craft to aesthetics, history to myth, tradition to new media arts and religion to politics.

She is bestowed for the “Best Artist of 2017 award” by Alhamra Art Council, Lahore. Bukhari was Guest Curator of the first studio BQ Artist-in-Residence program (2015). She was selected in International-Artist-In-Residence program in Arthub, Arizona, United States (2016). She also invited for artist talk at South Asian Women Collective, New York (2016) and Invited as a representative from Pakistan to Istanbul for twenty one countries International meeting (2016).Bukhari also has a deep interest in writing about art. Two of her articles were published by the Oxford Companion to Pakistani Art (2014).

Bukhari has done two solo shows in Lahore and participated in several group exhibitions. These exhibitions includes 2nd Karnaphuli Folk Triennial; Popular & Traditional Art, Bangladesh (2019), Karachi Art Festival organized by Nigaah Art Magazine, Karachi (2018), Lahore Biennale, Pakistan (2018), Lines in the Sand; Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Imago Mundi Project, Italy (2018), Solo Show Self-Obsessed at Taseer Art Gallery, Lahore (2018), Manzil; Traditional Crafts and Contemporary Adaptations at Koel Art Gallery, Karachi (2018), National Exhibition of Visual Arts at Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore Arts Council (2018), Karachi Biennale, Pakistan (2017), Arjumand Award Show at Gallery 6, Islamabad (2017), Unity in Variety at Gabriel Fine Arts, London (2016), Making Sense of the Senses at The Centre for book Arts, Bronze Center, New York (2016), Post Contemporary Wave, Narrative Movement at Hoongly West Bengal (2016), Monotony of life at Full Circle gallery, Karachi (2016), Meraki at 39 K Gallery, Model Town, Lahore (2015), Non-Objective at Full Circle Art Gallery, Karachi (2015), Creative Script at Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore (2015), 2nd Solo Metaphors at Hamail Art Gallery, Lahore.(2014), Pakistani Art in Yorkshire at Batley School of Art & Design- Kirkles College, Bradford (2014), Revelation at Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore (2014), Master Pieces at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore (2014), Darbar-e-fun at Alhamrah Arts Council, Lahore (2014), Art Exhi at Multan Arts Council, Multan (2009), International Mango Festival at Shah-Jahan Hotel, Multan (2008).

CV

Education
2013    Ph.D. Candidate in Art History (University of Punjab, College of Art and Design, Lahore) Topic Approved from DPCC: Thread Crafts of Multan in a Cultural context.
2012    MA (Honors) in Visual Arts (National College of Arts, Lahore)
2010    BS (Honors) in Graphic Design (Multan College of Arts, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan)

Experience
2015   Visiting Lecturer (Computer Graphics) Bahauddin Zakariya University, Lahore campus, Pakistan.
2014   Visiting lecturer (Multimedia Arts) Bahauddin Zakariya University, (MCA), Multan, Pakistan.
2012   Co-conducted workshop on visual aesthetics at Hazara University Mansehra, Pakistan.
2009   Internship in Graphic Design, Creative Junction Advertising Agency, Lahore, Pakistan.

Conferences / International Artist Talks / Meetings
2016    Invited for Artist talk at South Asian Women Collective at New York, NY, United States.
2016    Invited as an art representative for international meeting of art between 24 Countries, Istanbul.
2018    Attended seminar as a guest speaker on strengthening Pak China cultural relations through Museums, Lahore.

International Artist-In-Residence Program in Arizona
2016    Selected for Art Hub International Artist-In-Residence Program Arizona, United States.

Awards
2017    Best Artist Award by Alhamra Art Council Lahore.

Art Biennale / Triennial & Art Festival
2019    Participated in Nakanojo Biennale, Japan.
2019    Participated in 2nd Karnaphuli Folk Triennial; Popular & Traditional Art,  Bangladesh.
2018    Participated in Lahore Biennale, Pakistan.
2017    Participated in Karachi Biennale, Pakistan.

Solo Shows
2018    Self-Obsessed at Taseer Art Gallery, Lahore.
2014    Metaphors at Hamail Art Gallery, Lahore.

International Group Shows
2018    Lines in the Sand; Contemporary Art from Pakistan, Imago Mundi Project, Italy.
2016    Unity in Variety at Gabriel Fine Arts, London.
2016    Making Sense of the Senses at The Centre for book Arts, Bronze Center, New York, NY, USA.
2016    Post Contemporary Wave, Narrative Movement at Hoongly West Bengal, India.
2014    Pakistani Art in Yorkshire at Batley School of Art & Design- Kirkles College, Bradford.
2013    Mesk IV, Traditional Art International Festival, Istanbul.

National Group Shows
2018    National Exhibition of Visual Arts at Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore Arts Council.
2018    Karachi Art Festival organized by Nigaah Art Magazine, Karachi.
2018    Manzil; Traditional Crafts and Contemporary Adaptations at Koel Art Gallery, Karachi.
2017    Arjumand Award Show at Gallery 6, Islamabad.
2016    Monotony of life at Full Circle gallery, Karachi.
2015    Meraki at 39 K Gallery, Model Town, Lahore.
2015    Non-Objective at Full Circle Art Gallery, Karachi.
2015    Creative Script at Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore.
2014    Revelation at Ejaz Art Gallery, Lahore.
2014    Master Pieces at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore.
2014    Darbar-e-fun at Alhamrah Arts Council, Lahore.
2012    Thesis Show at National College of Art, Lahore.
2010    Thesis Show at (MCA) Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.
2009    Art Exhi at Multan Arts Council, Multan.
2008    International Mango Festival at Shah-Jahan Hotel, Multan.

Curatorial Experience
2016    Curated group show of ten visual artists entitled as Monotony of life at Full Circle gallery, Karachi.
2015    Curated Studio BQ Artist-In-Residence Program entitled Meraki, Lahore

Jury Member
2018    Invited as a juror for Glorious Landscapes of Pakistan, Lahore Grammar School, 137 E Model Town.
2018    Invited as a juror for Chief Minister Talent Hunt Art & Craft Competition, Sahiwal Arts Council.
2018    Invited as a juror for IST Youth Carnival, Painting, Drawing and Calligraphy competition Islamabad.
2018    Invited as a juror for National Little Art Program, Lahore.
2017    Invited as a juror for Chief Minister Talent Hunt Painting Competition, Sahiwal Arts Council.
2017    Invited as a juror for national Little Art Program, Lahore.
2017    Invited as a juror for Apex-art 2018 Franchise Exhibition Program, New York.
2017    Invited as a juror for Art-beat Little Art National competition, Lahore.
2015    Nominated to participate in a closed curatorial workshop entitled as ‘Curating as Whirlpool, Aurora or Matrix at Nai-rang Galleries by Lahore Biennale Foundation.
2014    Invited as a juror for IST Youth Carnival, Wall Graphite competition Islamabad.
2014    Invited as a juror for International Space Week painting competition at IST, Islamabad.
2013    Invited as a juror for Zephyr (SIMS) All Pakistan Art, Competition Lahore.

Memberships
2018    Membership of Museums Association of Pakistan (MAP), Pakistan.
2016    Membership of MOMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, United States.

Publications
2015     Author of the book “Biography Binqulander”, Nisar Art Press, Lahore.
2014    Co-author of the article “Biography Abid Hussain Qureshi” in The Oxford companion to Pakistani Art, Oxford University Press Pakistan.
2014    Co-author of the article “Biography Binqulander” in The Oxford companion to Pakistani Art, Oxford University Press Pakistan.

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