My artwork is very personal to me, it is the culmination of my experience, travels and relationships I have built over the years. Growing up in both Sindh and Pakhtun and now in Punjab I am able to absorb/observed the vast culture they have to offer. From a very young age I worked as a mechanic and also decorated these trucks with Chamak Patti (a medium used to decorate trucks in Pakistan) through chamak patty I was able to study the esthetic and cultural nuances between various regions and styles. Learning the skills from various stars over the years I feel enriched and privileged with this intense knowledge – working with this medium was only organic for me.I have a deep adoration for trucks and large transport vehicles/vessels. My journey in working with Chamak Patti is taking me through various questions of art and craft practice. While different regions use chamakpatti as a medium of expression of their culture and diversity, I find it my language of expression, and feel through my work I am able to connect and bring various voices in my past to form a new journey together. Sometimes in abstract and others a vivid imagery I want my viewers to come along with me on my journey through my work.
Yaseen Khan, is a visual artist currently based in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his BFA from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 2019 where he was awarded a Distinction. From the very beginning, showcasing immense talent and an avid interest in art he was driven to pursue a career in it. Khan has showcased his artworks in the Young Artist Exhibition 2016, 2017,2018, 2019 and 2021. He has also taken part in a group show at the Zahoor UlAkhlaqGallery, Lahore in 2016. Khan also took part in Real and its Double, 2018 held at French Embassy, Islamabad where he was awarded the First Position and subsequently had the opportunity to travel to Paris.Khan has also exhibited works at O Art Space, Lahore, Sanat Gallery, Karachi, and Canvas Gallery, Karachi, Lahore Bienniale 2020. Selected artworks of his are housed within the permanent collection of the ambiance Boutique Art Hotels. Gustavino’s New York in collaboration with ShaukatKhanam and Artsoch gallery. Currently, Khan is also working on a public art project under Lahore Biennale foundation