This monograph includes deeply studied, compelling and complementary essays by two eminent writers, Saira Ansari and Murtaza Vali. The contributors chronicle Fahd’s influences, methods and approaches to making, and his extensive practice which ranges scope from figuration to minimalist abstraction.
About the Artist
Fahd Burki (lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan) graduated at National College of Arts, Lahore in 2003 and received a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal Academy of Arts, London in 2010.t
About the Editors
Dawn Ross ( lives and works in Dubai, United Arab Emirates) is Head of Collections at Art Jameel, overseeing the Art Jameel Collection and associatedexhibitions- at Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, and Hayy Jameel, Jeddah- and loans with partner museums regionally and internationally. Previously, she has worked in arts institututions and festivals in Australia, Scotland and United Arab Emirates, most recently heading up not- for -profit artist’s projects and Art Dubai.
Murtaza Vali ( lives and works in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates and Brooklyn, United States) is critic, curator, and art historian. His ongoing research interests include materialist art histories, ex- centric minimalisms, ghosts and other figures of liminal sibjectivities and repressed histories, the weight of colour and contemprorary art of Indian Ocean littoral.
About the Publishers
Art Jameel is an organisation that supports artists and creative communities. Current initiatives include running heritage institutes and restoration programmes, plus a broad range of arts and educational initiatives for all ages. The organisation’s programmes foster the role of the arts in building open, connected communities; at a time of flux and dramatic societal shifts, this role is understood as more crucial than ever.
Mousse Publishing is an independent publishing house founded in 2006. Born as a spin-off of Mousse, the contemporary art magazine, Mousse Publishing was created to give every printed project originality, care and respect.
About Jameel Arts Centre
Jameel Arts Centre is an independent institution dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art to the public and engaging communities through learning, research and commissions. Founded and supported by Art Jameel, the Centre is located in Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.