Nigaah Art Awards launched
Karachi: The well-awaited Nigaah Art Awards (NAA) have been launched from the platform of Nigaah Magazine, edited and published by Tauqeer Muhajir.
The NAA is open to both emerging and established Pakistani artists (age 21 and above) and to budding artists (age 15 to 20) who have displayed their work during January 2016 to June 2017. The various genres of art in which the artists can send their work include painting, 3D sculptural work, calligraphy, drawing, print making and photography. Among others, NAA will also award ‘Curatorial Work’, ‘Art Publication’, ‘Art Critic’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award”.
The works of the artists will be judged by a panel of experts including Marjorie Husain – Art Writer, Amra Ali – Art Critic/Curator and Co-founder Nukta Art Magazine, Adil Salahuddin – GM, Pakistan Post Foundation and Member Board of Governors, NCA, Lahore, Taimur Ahmed Suri – Asst. Professor, Media Sciences, SZABIST Karachi, R.M. Naeem – Asst. Professor NCA, Lahore and Tauqeer Muhajir, Editor, Nigaah Magazine. Hameed Haroon – CEO, DAWN Media Group will chair the jury as Chairperson.
The Award programme is open now and entries can be sent to the Millennium Media’s office in Karachi as per the format outlined, details of which are available on www.nigaahart.com or by contacting the NAA Office at 0333 3211123.
The last date for submitting the entries is 25th July, 2017 and the Award Night will be held on 26th August, 2017 at Mohatta Palace Karachi. Sponsors already committed to supporting the awards are Getz Pharma, Crescent Art Gallery, Hamdard, and Jang Media Group.
Event:26th August 2017