Madiha Aijaz worked with photographs, film, and fiction. Her practice is concerned with how people experience pleasure and privacy in reordered urban spaces. She photographs railroads, devotional towns and public libraries to respond to found situations and conversations. She is also interested in exploring photography in the areas of veracity and theatricality.
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Madiha Aijaz was a filmmaker and photographer based in Karachi, Pakistan. Her book on Hindu temples, Call to Conscience, was published in 2014. Recent exhibitions include the Karachi Biennale, Pakistan (2017); 10th International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India (2017); IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival, New Delhi (2015); and Urban Flux Film Festival, Johannesburg (2012). Aijaz was an Assistant Professor at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture and received an MFA in Photography from Parsons with a Fulbright Scholarship.
This artist bio has been sourced from Contemporary Art Gallery.