We are in the Anthropocene—the geological period acknowledging Homo sapiens' influence on Earth's land and climate. In this time of contestation and contrasts, the human figure plays an ambiguous role: Fetishised yet abstracted, emerging from created space and merging back into it. In Pakistan, a country where privilege, desire, conformity and space are hotly debated, this series muses on the links between where we come from and where we might take ourselves.
This series is a response to the architectural works of Naheed Mashooqullah.
Curatorial Premise: An invitation to be part of Eight (Ed. Faruqui, Arshad and J., Amean; 2015, Black Olive Publications, Karachi)Selected images were exhibited at the book launch in January 2016