[ISEA2014] Artist Statement: Hasnat Mehmood – MADE IN… SERIES

Artist Statement

Invited Artist

The Made In… series are drawings that utilize a projector to create large-scale miniature paintings that explore colonialism, globalization, and world politics.

  • Hasnat Mehmood is a visual artist who lives and works in Dubai, UAE. He was born in 1978 in Jhelum, Pakistan. He was trained in miniature painting. After having worked with miniature painting for a while, his work has evolved into different directions and he has started using other mediums, including installations, mixed media, collages and drawings. He has also taught at National College of Arts for eight years. During that time, he taught courses on foundation drawing and miniature painting.  tashkeel.org/artists/hasnat-mehmood

Courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum.