Amin Gulgee presents a FRESH! new line up

Published March 22, 2014
A visitor passes by a painting.
A visitor passes by a painting.
An artist paints at the entrance to the Amin Gulgee gallery.
An artist paints at the entrance to the Amin Gulgee gallery.
Amin Gulgee's trade mark sculpture works can be seen around the gallery's open spaces.
Amin Gulgee's trade mark sculpture works can be seen around the gallery's open spaces.
A grotesque installation piece sits at the entrance to the gallery, consisting of live maggots feeding on rotting meat.
A grotesque installation piece sits at the entrance to the gallery, consisting of live maggots feeding on rotting meat.
A visitor stands next to a painting inside the gallery.
A visitor stands next to a painting inside the gallery.
A performance artist whittles away at crayons using a decorative sword.
A performance artist whittles away at crayons using a decorative sword.
A visitor admires an ethereal portrait.
A visitor admires an ethereal portrait.
An interesting sculpture piece, reminiscent of a fly's eye, allows those that pear into it to see an altered view of themselves and gallery space.
An interesting sculpture piece, reminiscent of a fly's eye, allows those that pear into it to see an altered view of themselves and gallery space.
A combination of photography and projected images creates ghostly portraits of families that disappear and reappear, leaving only a sofa in their wake .
A combination of photography and projected images creates ghostly portraits of families that disappear and reappear, leaving only a sofa in their wake .
A performance artist, dressed as a tradition South Asian groom, knits while sitting in a rocking chair.
A performance artist, dressed as a tradition South Asian groom, knits while sitting in a rocking chair.
A close up view of three mechanical sculptures.
A close up view of three mechanical sculptures.
A side view of the same three sculptures.
A side view of the same three sculptures.
A dress made entirely of condoms.
A dress made entirely of condoms.
A mixed media piece centered around the subject of Twitter, titled "Re-tweeted".
A mixed media piece centered around the subject of Twitter, titled "Re-tweeted".
A dress made primarily of old newspapers.
A dress made primarily of old newspapers.
One of two very similar paintings, both depicting a mouse.
One of two very similar paintings, both depicting a mouse.
An interesting take on the evolution of man.
An interesting take on the evolution of man.
A three dimensional peice depicting the migration of birds into a complex and dark structure.
A three dimensional peice depicting the migration of birds into a complex and dark structure.
A contemporary take on Johannes Vermeer's masterwork "Girl with a Pearl Earring".
A contemporary take on Johannes Vermeer's masterwork "Girl with a Pearl Earring".
An amusing yet thought provoking piece which aims to simultaneously mocks consumer culture and remind us of the woes of our society.
An amusing yet thought provoking piece which aims to simultaneously mocks consumer culture and remind us of the woes of our society.
DJ Dynoman provides music for the exhibitions opening night.
DJ Dynoman provides music for the exhibitions opening night.
A painting depicting young street boys playing with marbles.
A painting depicting young street boys playing with marbles.
A striking piece of abstract painting.
A striking piece of abstract painting.
An intriguing piece which combines two separate mediums into a single whole using reflections.
An intriguing piece which combines two separate mediums into a single whole using reflections.
A ceramic sculpture piece.
A ceramic sculpture piece.
Visitors admire a portrait painting.
Visitors admire a portrait painting.
Ceramic eggs painted to represent familiar personalities and slogans.
Ceramic eggs painted to represent familiar personalities and slogans.
A sculture formed of numerous layers of glass, depicting human forms within its opaque structure.
A sculture formed of numerous layers of glass, depicting human forms within its opaque structure.
A painting depicting a sense of violence and loss, painted over old newspapers.
A painting depicting a sense of violence and loss, painted over old newspapers.
A performance artist parades through the gallery in a strange metal dress, whilst applying makeup all the while.
A performance artist parades through the gallery in a strange metal dress, whilst applying makeup all the while.
Two visitors gaze at a rather intersting painting, which used feces among other mediums.
Two visitors gaze at a rather intersting painting, which used feces among other mediums.

FRESH!, a collaborative exhibition was opened to public on March 21, at the Amin Gulgee Gallery. The show features the work of 64 contemporary Pakistani artists, all of whom are under the age of 30. The works displayed consist of mediums, both familiar and new, including painting, sculpture, and new media. In true Amin Gulgee fashion, a number of performance art pieces were performed exclusively for the opening night, while music was provided by resident Karachi electronic artist, DJ Dynoman. The exhibition is scheduled to continue till March 25.

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