Arts

Historic walled city under threat
Historic walled city under threat

By AFP The medieval walled city of Lahore is under threat from a construction ‘free-for-all’ ruining centuries of heritage, as an ambitious Pakistani restoration project to protect it stalls. Rapid and illegal growth is crowding out the “old city” —the section of the eastern hub fortified by a wall during the Mughal era —while its […]

Historic walled city under threat
Historic walled city under threat

By AFP The medieval walled city of Lahore is under threat from a construction ‘free-for-all’ ruining centuries of heritage, as an ambitious Pakistani restoration project to protect it stalls. Rapid and illegal growth is crowding out the “old city” —the section of the eastern hub fortified by a wall during the Mughal era —while its […]

New Documentary Forms: Tate Modern
New Documentary Forms: Tate Modern

By Zehra Naqvi  Sunday, 09 October 2011 11:53 ‘With photography, however we encounter something new and strange: in Hill’s Newhaven fishwife, her eyes cast down in such indolent seductive modesty, there remains something that goes beyond testimony to the photographer’s art, something that cannot be silenced, that fills you with an unruly desire to know […]

Film: Silhouettes
Film: Silhouettes

By Tom Silva The status of South Asians in America has always been problematic. We are a silent minority, distinct from the African American and Hispanic communities, and notable for our lack of representations in mainstream American media. Our history in this country stretches back to the 19th century when Punjabis started arriving in the […]

Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan
Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan

United Pakistan Front (UPF) are hosting “Faiz’s Inspiration for the Youth of Pakistan” and would welcome you all to attend this event. The event will be held on 23rd November 2011 between 18:30 – 20:30 at the UCL Archaeology Lecture Theatre, 31-34 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PY London, UK. Faiz Ahmed Faiz (1911 – 1984) was […]