Talia Noor, born in Islamabad, Pakistan, is a practicing artist with a 3-year DAE in Fashion Designing from the Government Polytechnic Institute for Women, Islamabad. She achieved Distinction in Fine Arts from the National College of Arts in 2022.
Currently, Talia is immersed in working with the historical miniature design called “Shamsa,” created around 1645. In Islamic art, a Shamsa is an intricately decorated rosette or medallion utilized in various contexts, including manuscripts, carpets, ornamental metalwork, and architectural decoration. Drawing inspiration from the Shamsa, Talia expresses versatile ideas in her work, showcasing arabesque and its root designs, ideas, and innovation. She has undertaken the challenge of recreating and capturing it in its former glory, modifying it in different materials, as evident in her chosen Mughal figures, which are evolving into collage work.