Tag Archives: Risham Syed

Photo: Eleanor Forrest @ The Mancunion

REMEMBERING PARTITION WITH NEW NORTH SOUTH: RISHAM SYED – MANCUNION

December 7, 2017 – Mancunion “As we begin to conclude our feature on the New North South programme — honouring the 70th anniversary of the independence of India, Pakistan and later Bangladesh — we see how contemporary artist, Risham Syed, contributes to … Continue reading

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

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