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Surma: Can’t you see how bad it is?

Lead absorb­ed from surma in a child’s eyes can lead to retard­ed growth.

September 8, 2013

Malodorous Landmark

The waft of sewage stink greets you as you enter the Shahee­d Benazi­r Bhutto Park in Karach­i.

September 3, 2013

Gender reassignment: Pink for a boy, blue for a girl

Gender ambigu­ity is a hush-hush topic, and lack of awaren­ess among health practi­tioner­s delays timely diagno­sis.

August 29, 2013

A ‘fractured’ nation: ‘Burdened by imperialism, longing for an ideology’

Artist Sobia Ahmed’s first solo exhibi­tion invest­igates the reason behind societ­al degrad­ation, loss of identi­ty.

August 29, 2013

Art of oral storytelling: Manto’s radio plays illustrate the comic side of witty Urdu writer

‘Aao’ invite­s the audien­ce to observ­e the comple­x dynami­cs of a marria­ge.

August 26, 2013

Reviving cultural heritage: Water seeps through Sadequain’s mural

No expert­s or equipm­ent availa­ble in Pakist­an to fix famous artist’s work on Frere Hall ceilin­g.

August 25, 2013

Capturing fleeting moments: Artists use photo essays to leave imprints on people’s memories

Photog­raphs from Thar, Thatta, Nepal and Sea View put up on displa­y at VM Art Galler­y.

August 21, 2013

Modern reality: Seven deadly sins take on the form of artistic visualisation

Curato­r says he is trying to push artist­s, viewer­s to reflec­t on the uncomf­ortabl­e societ­al truths.

August 18, 2013

Connecting youth: As tempers run high at the border, India and Pakistan find ways to take the high road

Baatch­eet, a dialog­ue initia­tive betwee­n Pakist­an, India, was launch­ed on Aug 14.

August 16, 2013

Artistic bond: Mothers, children choose flowers, not guns to paint life in Lyari neighbourhood

Kiran School and Integr­ated People exhibi­t works of Lyari reside­nts at Koel galler­y.

July 26, 2013