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Shahzia Sikander

Born in 1969, Lahore, Pakistan

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Born 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan. Lives and works in New York. Since the early 1990s, Shahzia Sikander has been instrumental in the rediscovery, re-infusion, and re- contextualization of Indo-Persian miniature painting. Trained as a miniaturist at the National College of Arts, Lahore, Sikander has pioneered an experimental approach to the anachronistic genre. Encompassing painting; drawing; animation; installation; video, and film Sikander’s multi-dimensional praxis radically rearticulates the min...Read more