Barren, 2011, gouache and tea on wasli, 12.5 x 9 in.
Barren, 2011, gouache and tea on wasli, 12.5 x 9 in.

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In Memory
December 2012
Noire Gallery presents for the first time in Italy  an exhibition by Hiba Schahbaz.
In Memory is a selection of miniature paintings ,depicting semi-autobiographical spaces and scenarios. Hiba Schahbaz creates tableaus of her self and loved ones using imagery inspired by Eastern culture and Western illustration. In these works, imagination fuses  with personal and geographical history to explore a multicultural identity.

Hiba Schahbaz trained in the art of miniature painting at the National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. She has practiced contemporary miniature painting for the past ten years and recently received her MFA in Painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She has exhibited her work in traditional and contemporary miniature painting internationally, in addition to curating exhibitions of miniature paintings in Pakistan and India. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.


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