Opening Reception: October 26, 2023
Time: 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tanzara Gallery, Islamabad
Exhibition continues until 09, November 2023. (Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 7:00 pm)
Welcome to a solo art exhibition, presenting the masterful works of Farrukh Shahab titled “ Ethereal Bond” This exhibition is an artistic journey that delves deep into the enchanting interplay between humanity and the natural world, with a particular focus on our feathered co-inhabitants. It is a testament to the artist’s masterful ability to capture the essence of this connection and present it in a way that speaks directly to the soul.
Shahab’s canvases are transformed into vibrant tapestries of vivid and stylised figuration, where birds take centre stage as powerful symbols of our intricate relationship with the avian realm. With every stroke of the brush, the artist weaves threads that intricately bind us to the world of birds. The palette of rich, dynamic colours employed in these works vividly conveys the vitality and energy of this profound connection. Drawing inspiration from the themes explored in the artist’s previous exhibition, “Avian Humanoid,” “Ethereal Bond” presents a deepening and enriching of the narrative.
This exhibition extends a heartfelt invitation to its viewers, urging them to embark on a reflective journey through the enigmatic and enduring ties that bind humanity to our feathered companions. Through Shahab’s skilful use of the universal language of art, this bond is eloquently conveyed. “Ethereal Bond” is not merely a collection of art but a celebration of the exquisite relationship between humanity and the natural world, particularly the feathered creatures that grace our existence. It invites us to explore, embrace, and appreciate the ethereal connection that unites us with the avian wonders of our planet.