Inheriting Harappa: The Clay works of Mohammad Nawaz and Sheherezade Alam, and Creative Interpretations by Young Pakistani Artists

Project holder: 

Tehnyat Majeed

Country of implementation: 

Pakistan

Implementation year:

2015

Type of project:

Crafts and mixed media


Brief project description

Inheriting Harappa: The Clay works of Mohammad Nawaz and Sheherezade Alam, and Creative Interpretations by Young Pakistani Artists is a pottery and mixed media exhibition organized in conjunction with an educational programme consisting of pottery workshops, lectures, talks and guided tours for schools and the public. Celebrating Pakistan’s heritage and the ancient cities of the Indus Valley Civilization, this project aimed to make Harappa accessible to a diverse audience. Juxtaposing the ancient with the contemporary, Inheriting Harappa also featured a group of young artists who participated in creating a timeline wall mosaic for the Harappa exhibit in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.

 
Objectives and expected results

Inheriting Harappa aimed to raise awareness on Harappan culture, drawing parallels between craft traditions and products that continue through the present. This project also promoted Pakistani pottery techniques and know-how, notably in educational settings.
 

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