Ahmer Farooq

Archipelago of the Self

Opening Reception: May 24, 2024
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tanzara Gallery, Islamabad
Exhibition continues until 06, June 2024. (Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 7:00 pm)

Embark on a profound journey into the intricate topography of identity with Ahmer Farooq’s “Archipelago of the Self.” This captivating exhibition delves into the complex interplay between personal and societal forces, expertly navigating the multifaceted nature of the Self.

Through his masterful brushstrokes and nuanced compositions, Farooq sheds light on the fragmented realities of marginalized individuals, offering a poignant reflection on the constant negotiation of public, private, and secret Selves.

Each piece in this collection serves as a testament to the resilience and courage required to navigate the turbulent waters of societal expectations and norms.

As you explore the ‘Archipelago of the Self,’ allow yourself to be immersed in the intricate narratives woven by Farooq’s art. Witness the intersection and blending of identities, the clash and harmony of voices, as they navigate the spaces they inhabit.

Farooq’s work serves as a powerful reminder of the emotional burden carried by those living on the margins, while also offering a beacon of hope for building bridges of understanding and connection. May this exhibition inspire empathy, introspection, and a renewed commitment to fostering inclusivity and acceptance within our communities.

Artwork

Ahmer Farooq TG 1474

Ahmer Farooq
Unidentified
TG1474
Gold leaf & Acrylic on canvas
36 x 36 in
Sold

Ahmer Farooq TG 1471

Ahmer Farooq
Undisclosed
TG1471
Oxidised leaf & Acrylic on canvas
60 x 48 in
Sold

Ahmer Farooq TG 1466

Ahmer Farooq
Unapparent III (Triptych)
TG1466
Acrylic on canvas
36 in dia
Available

Ahmer Farooq TG 1465

Ahmer Farooq
Unapparent II (Triptych)
TG1465
Acrylic on canvas
36 in dia
Available