“…how will you conduct yourself in the company of trees,” 2018
Site-specific installation at Bagh-e-Jinnah, new commission
Mehreen Murtaza works across a range of media to explore the intersecting worlds of technology, nature, science and spirituality.
For LB01, the artist’s installation gave voice to trees have been given a voice through human technologies which convert electro-magnetic signals to sound. If plants are given a voice through human means, what are they able to express? How are humans able to connect with plant life?
Murtaza has exhibited works internationally and received many grants, awards and scholarships to execute her artwork. She is also co-founder of Mantiq of the Mantis, an experimental publishing house and creative space.
Lahore Biennale Foundation