Kalam. Wasli. Laaey. Safeda. The poetry in Heraa Khan’s work extends itself into her tools of the trade as well. She is a contemporary visual artist from Lahore, Pakistan. Often depicting a particular elite and oblivion class of Pakistani society in her works, she seamlessly blends traditional (medium) and contemporary (observations).
When I saw her works for the first time and then visited her website, more than being rapt by the intricate and absolutely beautiful work, I was instantly drawn to her method of working. And I knew ‘Things’ – a section dedicated to things/materials/inanimate muses that lie at the heart of an artist’s work or inspiration – had to start off with Heraa’s paintbrush, paper and paints. I requested Heraa to talk to us elaborately about these three main work materials, and she obliged. Read more: http://thefloatingmagazine.com/things-heraa-khan-paint-paintbrush-paper/
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