Art exhibition addresses ecological issues
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Art exhibition addresses ecological issues

Thought-provoking artworks showcase the damage done to Earth’s natural environment

ISLAMABAD:

OffGrid Studios’ art exhibition on Mother Nature and human’s relationship with Earth, titled ‘Be the Catalyst; Reimagine Your Bond with Gaia – Chapter 2’, recently concluded at Gallery 6 of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts, Islamabad.

This fascinating exhibition invited visitors to explore different perspectives of humanity’s relationship with Earth, seen through the prism of Gaia (Mother Earth), a living being. The exhibition was opened by the Prime Minister’s Coordinator for Climate Control and Environmental Coordination, Romina Khurshid Alam.

Director of Visual Arts Mariam Ahmed explained that the exhibition featured a thought-provoking array of artworks that delved into environmental themes, with each piece offering a unique perspective on pressing ecological issues. The 15 participating artists showcased their creativity to spark meaningful conversations about the current state of our planet and potential paths for positive change. She noted that PNCA, as a thriving center for creativity and innovation in the country, has continually pushed the boundaries of artistic expression and collaboration.

Feedback from visitors and artists praised the curation of the exhibition, the venue and the overall experience. OffGrid thanks all its collaborators, especially PNCA for providing the gallery space to exhibit the artwork.

The exhibition curator, Geytee Ara, also thanked the participants and the team of the PNCA Visual Arts Department for their invaluable support. The success of the exhibition shows the power of art to unite people and inspire meaningful conversations.

The exhibition successfully concluded on July 10, 2024 after an exciting week of presenting exceptional works of art. The event brought together art lovers, collectors and the community to appreciate the talents of the participating artists. The exhibition attracted a huge number of visitors, exceeding expectations.