Nafisa Rizvi

Nafisa Rizvi is a Pakistani born writer and independent curator. She was founding Editor of ArtNow, Pakistan first online magazine on contemporary art. In 2011, Nafisa curated Stop, Play, Pause, Repeat an exhibition of 11 contemporary Pakistani artists at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, Dubai. She has written for several publications locally and internationally, like Imprint Australia and Art Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, and lectured at College of Fine Art at UNSW in Sydney, Australia (2013), where she also participated in a printmaking residency. Nafisa curated an exhibition at Philadelphia’s Twelve Gates Gallery in October 2015 of four talented emerging artists from Pakistan titled They Really Live the Real Reality. Nafisa recently gave a lecture titled “Art: The esoteric Investment” to the Pakistan Club at the University of Chicago. She is currently founder editor of the online art magazine artemesiaartinpakistan and is writing a book on the trajectories of visual art in Pakistan.

  • Name : Nafisa Rizvi
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  1. The Feminine Construct, The Eye Still Seeks, Pakistani Contemporary Art by Salima Hashmi Penguin India, 2015
  2. Displacement as Encounter and Experience, Essay for Naiza Khan Works 1987-2013 Art Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, 2013

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