Bijli ka Talaab

Photo: Humayun Memon

Photo: Humayun Memon

Light installation

Sculptor: Nasir Ansari
Materials: Blue LED lights, lotus bulbs
Dimensions: 2-4 feet high

This light installation is inspired by the lotuses that grow on the way to Keenjhar Lake from where Karachi gets its water supply. It was here that a prince of Sindh fell in love with a fisherwoman called Noori in what became a famous romantic tale immortalized by Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. This site-specific intervention uses the pond or talaab at Frere Hall gardens

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s