Friday, October 17, 2008

"Beyond Women Body", Respect the Sanctity, Its Not for Pleasure

The female body is very delicate thing. In a conservative and patriarchal society like Pakistan, it is often used as a commodity. It is used is a symbol of desire plastered on vibrant billboards. And it is a force that can give birth to new ideas and change.

Nausheen Saeed, a professor of sculpture at the National College of Arts, Lahore, presented her sculptures “Beyond Body”, an exhibition of six casted full body sculptures of women that opened at the Canvas Art Galley .

Each sculpture mesmerised me, sculptures speaking volumes about abuses and discrimination against women in our society. Here are few;

Thanks to our friend Abro for sharing thought provoking arts.

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