AYAZ JOKHIO

Born 1978, in Mehrabpur-Sindh, Pakistan

BFA (with distinction) in Painting, National College of Arts Lahore (2001)

The artist lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2009 Farah Siddiqui Contemporary Art, Mumbai (upcoming)
2008 An exhibition of miniature paintings by Ayaz Jokhio, Rohtas 2, Lahore ((upcoming)
Ayaz Jokhio Drawings, Grey Noise in collaboration with VM Art Gallery, Karachi
2005 Self Portraits, Arcus Studio, Moriya, Japan
Titled, Akedmie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
2001 Thesis exhibition, National College of Arts, Lahore

Select Group Exhibitions

2008 Tradition,Technique,Technology –II; Contemporary artists from Pakistan
Featuring Farida Batool, Ayaz Jokhio and Adeela Suleman, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto
Drawn from line, Green Cardamom, London
Grey Noise Launch Show, Alhamra Art Gallery, Lahore
Ayaz Jokhio and Bani abidi, Zahoor ul Akhlaq Art Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore
2007 Launch Show, National Art Gallery Islamabad
Talespinning, Croweaters Art Gallery, Lahore
Sohni Dharti, a project of Vasl and Citizens Archive of Pakistan, Arts Council, Karachi
2006 Who are you, where are you really from? Witworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, UK
Vasl media art show, VM Art Gallery, Karachi
2005 Portraits of Our Time, Rohtas 2, Lahore
2004 Site specific works by fellows from Akademie Schloss Solitude, Raumstrass, Stuttgart,
Germany
2002 Zahoor ul Akhlaq Art Gallery, National College of Arts, Lahore

Awards and Residencies

2008 Gasworks residency program, London (declined)
2005 Artist in Residence Award, Arcus Project, Moriya, Japan
2004-2005 Artist in Residence Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany


SYEDA FARIDA BATOOL

MA Art History and Theory (Research): College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia (2003)
Short course in hand papermaking, at New School of Social Research, NY (1995)
Bachelor of Fine Arts: 4 years degree in Fine Arts from National College of Arts, Lahore.
Major: Painting, Minor: Sculpture (1993)
The artist lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 The Blink, Rohtas 2, Lahore Pakistan
2009 Maa Tuje Salaam (Hail to Mother), Aicon Gallery New York

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009 Contemporary art exhibit, featuring Pakistani artists Farida Batool, Adeela Suleman and
Tazeen Qayyum at Aicon Gallery, New York
Forces, Portimao Museum, Algrave, Portugal
2008 Tradition,Technique,Technology –II; Contemporary artists from Pakistan
Featuring Farida Batool, Ayaz Jokhio and Adeela Suleman, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto
2006 No Man's Land, a web based international exhibition, concerning the political divides and
conflict present in every day life
2005 Circanvalcao, a communitarian art project in Portugal, in which I designed and constructed a
permanent sight specific artwork during the residency period of one month.
Beyond Borders: Art from Pakistan, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2004 Skin, Rohtas 2, Lahore
INTERSTATION, Artists Beyond Boundaries, a mixed media video installation, Kudos Gallery,
Sydney, Australia
2003-4 Memories, an ongoing art project for Argentinean artists from Tacuman City
2003 Cairo Biennale
1997 Scope'97, a faculty art exhibition, National College of Arts, Lahore
1996 Installation show, National College of Arts, Lahore
1994-95 Womenscape II, Alhamra art gallery, Lahore Awards
2000 – 02 Senior Asian Artist: Recipient of Senior Asian Artist Scholarship, COFA, UNSW
Jang Talent Award, Lahore
1990-93 NCA Merit Scholarship, National College of Arts, Lahore



ADEELA SULEMAN

Born 1970, in Karachi, Pakistan

BFA in Sculpture with Distinction in Sculpture and over all distinction, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan (1999)
MA in International Relations, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan (1999)

The artist lives and works in Karachi, Pakistan.

Select Solo Exhibitions

2008 Uncertainty- Rohtas 2, Lahore, Pakistan
2008 Preview at Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2007 Confinement - Commune Artist Colony, Karachi, Pakistan

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Group show 'Steel Life' La Triennale, Milano
2008 Aicon Gallery, New York
Tradition,Technique,Technology –II; Contemporary artists from Pakistan
Featuring Farida Batool, Ayaz Jokhio and Adeela Suleman, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto Video Loop
08'Barcelona, Spain
Fiera Internazionale d'Arte contemparanea International Exhibition of Contemporary Art-
Bologna, Italy
Women of Light, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin
2007 Preview Berlin, The emerging art fair, Berlin
An intensity of Space & Substance, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
Love, National Art Gallery, Islamabad, Pakistan
Articulating The Subtext, Alliance Francaise, Karachi, Pakistan
2006 Flights of Fancy, Royaat Gallery, Lahore, Pakistan
Body, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Calligraphy, Amin Gulgee Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2005 Urban/Culture, CP Open Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia
Beyond Borders, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2004 Spielen mit geladenem Gewehr (Playing with the loaded gun), Kunsthalle Fridericianum
Kassel, Germany
2003 Twenty-four Shots per second, Kara Film Fest, Karachi, Pakistan
43rd Premio Suzzara, Associazione Galleria Del Premio Suzzara, Italy
Playing with the loaded Gun, Apex Art, New York
Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2002 Imagined Workshop, 2nd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial, Fukuoka, Japan
2001 The Thakhti Show, Freer Hall, Karachi, Pakistan
2000 Art Festival: Urban Voices, Karachi, Pakistan