Arslan Farooqi

Arslan Farooqi received a Bachelor of Fine Arts [Miniature painting] from National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan [2016]. In his artistic oeuvre, Arslan seeks to explore various questions around existence directed towards a collective, cosmic consciousness. His painted and audio/visual works are rooted in an act of repetition to emphasize revolving around the politics of religion, history, and mythology.

 

Some of his selected group exhibitions include ‘Spiralling into the Absurd’ at Bikaner House with Anant Art [2021]; ‘Mahiat’ Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan [2019]; ‘Maktab’ Lahore Biennale, Lahore, Pakistan [2018]; ‘Seeing and being seen’ Canvas gallery, Karachi, Pakistan [2018]; ‘Witness’ Karachi Biennale, Karachi, Pakistan [2017];  ‘We ate the birds’ Koel gallery, Karachi, Pakistan [2017] "Microcosm" Gandhara art space, Karachi, Pakistan [2017]; ‘Social Objects’ Canvas gallery, Karachi, Pakistan [2017]; ‘Dil to Pagal Hai’ Sanat Initiative, Karachi, Pakistan [2017]; Two Person Show ‘The Absolute Truth’ IVS gallery, Karachi, Pakistan [2016]; ‘Green Signal’ National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan [2016]; ‘News from Tomorrow’ Karachi Literary Festival, Karachi, Pakistan [2016]; 2016 "Thesis Show" National College of Arts, Lahore , Pakistan.

 

He was also a part of 4th Residency, Sanat Initiative, Karachi, Pakistan [2017] and Attic Studio, Alhamra Art Council, Lahore, Pakistan [2014]. Arslan lives and works in Lahore.