Friday, July 31, 2015

Karachi: Friday 7 Aug: 'The Sensitive Lover: Mirza Mazhar Jan e Janan' - Murad Khan Mumtaz

Hast o Neest
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts Karachi
invites you to a talk

The Sensitive Lover
Spirituality in the Urdu Poetry of Naqshbandi Shaykh 
Mirza Mazhar Jan e Janan مرزا مظہر جانِ جاناں
(d. 1781, Delhi)

Murad Khan Mumtaz

Friday, 7th August 2015
at 6:00 pm

Karachi Venue Address:
F-36/5, Park Lane Villas, Block 5 Clifton, Behind Karachi Grammar, Near Masjid-e-Siddiq

Directions: Coming from Forum/Delwala towards Boat Basin, take a left before the traffic light that goes to Mai Kolachi, which is the stretch of road that lead to BBQ Tonight. Immediately after making the left turn into the service road going towards Karachi Grammar School, take the first left between Karachi Grammar Senior Campus (brown building) and the open drain. Then take third right. Gate for F36 is 50 meters down on the left. House number 5 in this block of townhouses. 
For any clarifications please call 0321 2027779.

Murad Khan Mumtaz is a Pakistani artist trained in the traditional art of Indian miniature painting. As small acts of remembrance, his paintings meditate on traces of traditional culture that are disappearing in the materialistic landscape of contemporary life.

A native of Lahore, Mumtaz was educated at Pakistan’s National College of Arts and Columbia University in New York City, which he attended on a Fulbright fellowship. He is a co-founder of the Hast-o-Neest Center for Traditional Art and Culture in Lahore and has published numerous articles on the history of miniature painting. He is currently working toward a PhD in South Asian art history at the University of Virginia.