Lover’s Temple Ruins, 2018
Site specific installation at Bagh-e-Jinnah, new commission
Ali Kazim lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.
For LB01, the artist presented a site-specific installation of fragile clay hearts that drew inspiration from the various public uses of the park. It comments on affect and belonging, and on the restrictions placed upon public expressions of love.
Kazim received his BFA from the National College of Arts, Lahore in 2002 and a MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK, in 2011. Kazim has had numerous solo and group exhibitions around the world. His work has been collected by Metropolitan Museum NYC; Asia Pacific Museum, USA; British Museum; Victoria and Albert Museum UK; Queensland Art Gallery Australia; Burger Collection Hong Kong; Creative Cities Collection, Beijing; Kiran Nadar Museum, New Delhi; Devi Art Foundation, Delhi; Samdani Foundation, Dhaka.
Lahore Biennale Foundation