Posts tagged ‘Artists’

March 6, 2016

Marvelous Manto: The Great Writer from Pakistan

mantoAn indie flick from Pakistan has been wowing critics and I found myself part of a 300 strong crowd at its premier in London last week.

Manto is the kind of literary figure that my mum becomes glaze eyed about and she’ll suddenly recite passages and look at me with an air of pride at how, clearly, all artists in Urdu are superior to any other.

Manto was a controversial writer whose career spans the 40s and

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January 11, 2012

Bus-Tops

A new initiative as part of the 2012 Olympic cultural legacy is to use the tops of bus stops as spaces to display art. Bus-Tops project digital art  in London on the top of 30 shelters in 20 boroughs offering commuters a surprisingly pleasant view from the top of a double decker bus.

  

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