The Tea Collaborative

December 9, 9:30am - 12:30pm PKT. Hosted at National Incubation Center

part of a series on Context

About the speaker

Hurmat Ul Ain is an interdisciplinary artist and art educationist. She has a BFA from National College of Arts, Lahore in Painting (2006) and an MFA in Performance Art from School of The Art Institute Chicago (2011) where she was studying as a Fulbright Scholar. She is teaching at the School of Art, Design & Architecture, NUST as an Assistant Professor. Ain’s work has been shown in the U.S, U.K, India, China, Dubai, Japan, Germany, Australia, Hong Kong and Pakistan.

Zehra Aziz is a practicing architect, currently a partner at the design consultancy firm Particles. After studying at Middle East Technical University in Turkey, Zehra has worked at NORR International Dubai and was visiting faculty at the School of Art, Design & Architecture at NUST. She is a founding member of the group ‘Art of Small Talk’ and a collaborator of the performance based art-practice ‘The Tea Collaborative’, both a means to engage with the city, its people and spaces.

Sabahat Nawaz is a designer and a researcher, whose interests lie in exploring the diverse aspects of design as a communication tool. Trained as a textile designer, Nawaz graduated from National College of Arts, Lahore, and later completed her Masters in Design for Textile Futures from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. Currently, Nawaz is appointed as Associate Professor in the department of Textile Design at Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design, Lahore.

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