(26th October 2015 – 17th January 2016)
The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) proud to organize a photography exhibition titled “Portrayal of Pakistan by Awais Yaqub” at the Open Space Gallery. “Portrayal of Pakistan by Awais Yaqub” gives an intimate view of how modern Pakistan has been shaped through the lens of the photographer. Pakistan is a country with diverse religious belief, despite predominantly being a Muslim society. The exhibition also features various aspects of culture of both ancient and traditional in which represented through its sports and festival. Tent pegging, a cavalry sport of ancient origin and semi-nomads of Cholistan, exemplify the existence of such categories. Another interesting section of this exhibition is the truck art tradition, which is very common in Pakistan.