Category Archives: Risham Syed

Raqs Media Collective, 36 Planes of Emotion, 2011, Courtesy the artists.

MANCHESTER CELEBRATES SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE WITH WEEKEND OF MUSIC FILM AND PERFORMANCE – LAURA COLLINSON

28 September, 2017 – Creative Boom Although Manchester has long been a hub for the creative arts – arguably having spawned some of the greatest musicians of our time – over the past five years it has really stepped things … Continue reading

Risham Syed, Manchester Art Gallery, New North and South

WAQAS KHAN REVIEW – A MESSAGE OF LOVE LOVE GENTLY INVADES MANCHESTER FROM OUTER SPACE – JONATHAN JONES

27 September 2017 – The Guardian “There’s a lot more going on in the paintings of Risham Syed, who, like Khan, works in Lahore. Both owe something to miniaturist painting techniques that go back to the Mughal court: Syed uses them … Continue reading

Neha Choksi, In Leaf (Primary Time) (2015) 
Live performance for Hayward Gallery.

ARTS ORGANISATIONS FORGE NEW TIES BETWEEN NORTH ENGLAND AND SOUTH ASIA – ALYSSA BUFFENSTEIN

8 February, 2017 – Artnet “The program will begin in March with an ambitious program of art and social history exhibitions, screenings, and events at the Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Museum, and Whitworth in Manchester, and the Tetley center for Contemporary Art in Leeds. These range from the … Continue reading

Image: Archana Hande, The Golden Feral Trail, 2013-14. Digital print on paper, 38 x 57 inches. Courtesy the artist and Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai. Photo: Anil Rane.

HOUSE OF LOVE: A REPORT FROM ART DUBAI – Stephanie Bailey

Posted on 5 April, 2016 on Ocula “Love was out in full force at this year’s Art Dubai—the fair’s tenth anniversary edition, which ran from 16 to 19 March 2016. Much of this was concentrated in a small section of … Continue reading

Risham Syed,  'A Chronicle Punctuated' series, 2016

REASONS TO BE EXCITED ABOUT ART IN THE MIDDLE EAST – Chris Mugan

Posted on 15 March, 2016 on Christies As Art Dubai celebrates its 10th year with its largest and most diverse line-up yet, we speak to experts on art in the Middle East to pick out key trends, artists and galleries … Continue reading