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  • Syrian war archives at risk as YouTube bans graphic content

    In the past few months, the tech giant has implemented new policies to remove material considered graphic or supporting terrorism, and hundreds of thousands of videos from the conflict suddenly disappeared without notice...

    The group limited access to its YouTube channel since 2014, after the company warned it over graphic content...

  • Graphic novel by local students launched

    KARACHI: An exhibition was organised by the German Consulate on Thursday showcasing the talent and hard work of 19 art and design students who took part in a week-long workshop held last October under the direction of Berlin-based comic artist Klaus Schleiter...

    The aim of the workshop was to teach the technical and organisational aspects of drawing comics, and the final product — the first-ever graphic novel on vocational training —...

  • Graphic under-representations

    Sarah Glidden’s 300-page graphic novel, whose heft seems to promise an in-depth journalistic look at contemporary trouble spots, a la Joe Sacco’s Palestine or Safe Area Goražde, is in fact less concerned with the victims of war and displacement than with the plight of the American journalists who are out to get the story...

    Finally, a graphic novel derives much of its power from its visuals, and while Glidden’s watercolour paintings...

  • Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; report shows

    By the end of 2016, almost half of the world's population will be using the internet as mobile networks grow and prices fall, but their numbers will remain concentrated in the developed world, a United Nations (UN) agency said on Tuesday...

    But only about 40pc in developing countries and less than 15pc in less-developed countries are online, according to a report by the UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU)...

  • PFDC design district to take fashion to another level

    LAHORE: When it comes to defining what has been achieved after four days of back-to-back fashion, eight years of fashion weeks and 10 years since the establishment of Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC), perhaps no one can put it in better words than the council’s Chairperson Sehyr Saigol when she announced the establishment of a ‘design district’ in Lahore...

    She added that through the design district the gap between artisans,...

  • Desi by design

    Formerly in 1994, a Karachi School of Art project, undertaken in collaboration with PSO, centred on truck decoration — the painted vehicle then toured the major cities of Pakistan as a mobile gallery...

    The IVS exercise, a week-long venture, is part of the IVS Foundation Programme’s design to heighten perceptions, build awareness and sensitivity to the socio-cultural environment, and inculcate a sense of responsibility towards...

  • Exhibition held to celebrate Italian creativity and design

    Organised by the Italian Consulate in Karachi at LuckyOne Mall on Friday, the exhibition, mostly comprising panel installations lining the mall’s atrium, displayed Italian creativity and design in developing objects that have now become common in our daily life — pasta, coffee makers, footwear, designer clothes, high-speed weaving machines, scooters, electricity meters, paper moulds, etc...

  • Suicide by design?

    WHATEVER you say about Pakistan’s foreign policy and its de jure head, Sartaj Aziz, you will have to concede both are pretty consistent, and if this consistency of thought and policy comes at unimaginable cost to the nation so be it...

    Towards the end of last week in an interview to Reuters, the prime minister’s adviser on foreign affairs, answered the critics of the country’s policy who say Pakistan does not crack down on all...

  • COVER:The footsteps of design:Artisans, Sufis, Shrines

    The colonial administrators engaged the Punjabi artisans through art education and architecture, and the policies devised and implemented in England for promoting design education in Punjab were emulated in Punjab with similar theoretical assumptions...

    “A key concern of the Cole circle was how to increase the market value of artisanal and industrial products … that designers should take inspiration from nature rather than ancient...

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