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    Of Dimensions Three & Four: An Exhibition of Works by Uzair Akram

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

    Join us at Faraar Gallery for an exhibition by Uzair Akram
    Opening Date: Wednesday, 4 August 2010 | 6:00 pm

    “This is the story of dimensions – of how a dot becomes a line which becomes a plane only to become a cube … what happens to the cube is something you have to figure out,” said the old wizard as he disappeared into the fogs of my mind.

    “Of dimensions three and four” takes a five year long walk outside my mind and comes back to tell the story, in ink, of the cross-chatter between the two hemispheres of my brain, of tapping into a world beyond our ordinary 3D realm. Of exploring what happens to the cube that surrounds our senses. Of schizophrenic prophecies, and cross dimensional memories.

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    About the Artist

    Uzair Akram is a graphic artist living and working in Karachi. He spends his days working as a Creative Director at RGBlue Communications and the rest of his time drawing MyndMaps.


    Opening Date and Time: Wednesday, 4th August, 2010 | 6:00 pm
    Closing Date: Tuesday, 17th August, 2010
    Gallery Hours: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm – Daily
    Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F | Faraar
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    Cultures in Harmony: Violins, Guitars, and Voices

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

    Join us at T2F for a music performance by Bell featuring William Harvey and Zoe Viccaji

    Sunday, 1st August 2010 | 6:30 pm

    #alttext#William Harvey, a gifted violinist, founded Cultures in Harmony in 2005; a non-profit organization dedicated to forging connections across cultural and national barriers through the medium of music. William teaches at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music and is trying to raise funds for two children to study music for one year in Afghanistan.

    This Sunday, in a rare coming together of strings and voices, William will perform with Bell, a talented local band and Zoe Viccaji, who recently made her Coke Studio debut.

    Do join us at T2F this Sunday and please bring some extra money to contribute to William’s cause.

    Date: Sunday, 1st August, 2010
    Time: 6:30 pm
    Minimum Donation: Rs. 200
    Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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    Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.

    TEDxLahore Live @ T2F (in Karachi)

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

    Saturday, 31st July 2010 | 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    TEDxLahore is organizing a special viewing party at T2F for everyone who wants to experience the event in their own city, with their friends and family in a cozy, comfortable setting.

    So come over to T2F on July 31st, grab a cup of coffee and settle down to be a part of history in the making!

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    Find out all about TEDxLahore at http://tedxlahore.com/

    Date: Saturday, 31st July, 2010
    Time: 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
    Address | Map

    Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.

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    “Pictures Within”

    Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

    Join us at Faraar for an exhibition of drawings by Sami Chohan
    Opening Date: Monday, 19 July 2010 | 6:00 pm

    #alttext#Sami Chohan identifies his art as a process of extraction – an extraction of metaphorical yet bewildering, and sometimes impenetrable imagery from the unconscious mind. Unreal in their manifestation, he considers these extracted images to possess the ultimate truth. His work relies on both forms of surrealism – Absolute and Veristic. Sami is self-taught and self-motivated, and he draws to provoke thought.

    About the Artist

    Sami Chohan was born in Karachi, in 1983. Looking back at the 27 years of his life, he feels extremely privileged to have lived in four different cities, four different countries and consequently, four different cultures. He was raised in Riyadh, and it was here that he developed an interest in drawing; an activity which he became acquainted with early in life. Apart from being inspired by summer trips to Karachi where he saw his maternal grandfather draw, paint, carve and smoke, the introverted Saudi way of life became a platform for him to draw all sorts of things. As his drawing skills improved, his imagination began to cut loose. Sami graduated from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 2007 and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Architecture in Germany.


    Opening Date and Time: Monday, 19th July, 2010 | 6:00 pm
    Closing Date: Saturday, 31st July, 2010
    Gallery Hours: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm – Daily
    Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F | Faraar
    Address | Map

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