WATER HAS NEVER FEARED THE FIRE: AISHA KHALID AT APT9 – TAASA Review December 2018
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This article was originally found in the December 2018 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 27, Issue 4, Page 8).
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Tarun Nagesh T aking its title from the words of Rumi, Water has never feared the fire 2018 is a majestic hanging sculpture by Aisha Khalid.
In striking scale and meticulous detail, it combines motifs from Islamic iconographies and textile traditions with the experimental vision of one of Pakistan’s most important contemporary artists. Water has never feared the fire (DETAIL), 2018, Aisha Khalid, Pakistan b.1972.
Fabric, gold plated and steel pins, triptych: 492.75 x 167.65; 492.75 x 83.8cm; 492.75 x 83.8cm...