An exhibition displayed at the Mohatta Palace Museum in Karachi titled, ‘The Rising Tide,’ is a show with much to offer. Covering the ground floor of the Museum is the work of 42 artists divided into six categories: Cartographies of Intimacy; The Urban Transition; Languages of Belonging; Between the Real and the Fabricated; Imagined Worlds Envisioning Spaces and Ghosts in the Turret Room. The display described as: `New Directions in Art from Pakistan 1990’ and curated by Naiza Khan, will be running for three months. The work includes installations, video art, paintings, ink jet prints, drawings and every kind of mixed media. - Photos by Hasaan Haider/Dawn.com
Managing Trustee of the Mohatta Palace Museum Trust, Mr Hameed Haroon talking during the opening of the exhibition.
?It's a boy? by Hamra Abbas.
Imagining Worlds, Envisioning Spaces.
Prints by Arif Mahmood.
?Divine Invasion?, duratrans print on lightbox by Mehreen Murtaza.
?After all it's somebody else who dies?, steel by Adeel Suleman.
Digitall printed and bound by Imran Channa.
?Face it?, gouache on paper mounted on mirrors by Aisha Khalid.
?Filter Bigots?, digi-prints by Asim Butt.
?Find the Real Jinnah?, digi-print on panaflex by Imran Channa.
?The Address?, video and inkjet prints by Bani Abidi.
?The Flying Rug IV?, dollar bills and staple pins by Abdullah Syed.
?Overloaded?, wood carving by Munawar Ali Syed.
?Window on the world?, oil on canvas by Mansur Salim.
?The flying Rug of Drones?, box cutter blades and stainless steel by Abdullah Syed.
?Desperately Seeking Paradise?, sculpture by Rashid Rana.
Quilt and painting, mixed media on diptych.
?You are my love and life's enemy too?, water colour on wasli by Imran Qureshi.
?I?ll be safe in my own mind?, ink on polyester film by Faiza Butt.
?Twisted Logic?, mirror glass, MDF and adhesives by Huma Mulji.
Wood carving by Abdul Jabbar Gull.
New media collective works by Mauj.
?Ghosts by the turret?, video program by Zarmeen? Shah.
?Did you come here to find history??, digi-print on clear film by Nusra Latif.
?Very very sweet Medina?, stainless steel, Perspex, LED, sound sensor, sound system and folder by Durriya Kazi and David Alesworth.
?Soul of a man dying?, acrylic on canvas by Anwar Saeed.
?Darkest Light?, mixed media on canvas by Samina Mansuri.
?Karachi?, colour pencils, ink, water colours, wax and pvc on gypsum board by Roohi Ahmed.
?Mobius Karachi?, cut-up maps by Roohi Ahmed.
?99 Self Portraits?, pen, felt tip pen and ink on paper by Ayaz Jokhio.
?City Scape?, natural indoor plants, electrical system including 24V DC motor, infra red sensor, DVD player and 5-inch LCD by Ehsanul Haq.
?Ek Shehr jo Udaas hai?, lenticular print by Farida Batool.
?Baked Delicacies?, baked bread by Nausheen Saeed.