Mohsin Shafi

Mohsin Shafi is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan. He received both his Masters and Bachelors degrees from the National College of Arts, Lahore. He continues to serve his alma mater as a visiting faculty member in Masters Visual Arts Department. Shafi has showcased his work at prominent galleries in Pakistan as well as in international exhibitions. He was part of the Vasl Artists residency in 2010 in Karachi, Pakistan and was an artist in residence at the Rondo Studios in Graz, Austria in 2012. Besides being included in significant collections in Pakistan, his work is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Sacred Art in Belgium and been recently acquired for the permanent collection of the Department of Book Art at Mills College, San Francisco. His work has been discussed in local and international newspapers and publications. His images have also been used as covers for books by Agnar Artúvertin, Martin Walser, and Gabriel Rosenstock, as well as other writers and poets. Among prominent practice/achievements Mohsin is an active member of the ‘Awami Art Collective’, which is a unique group of artists and activists intervening the public space in Pakistan for the cause of peaceful co-existence and celebration of diversity.

  • Mohsin Shafi
    Bhaj bhaj warna ay mandir ma-seeti.. Te kaday mann apnay wich warya ee na – ii (You run to enter temples and mosques... Would you dare enter the shrine of your heart)
    2017
    Inkjet prints, photo transfers, varnish and synthetic frame
    39 x 24 x 8 cm (15 ¼ x 9 ½ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    Frankenstein iii
    2017
    Photo transfers, Inkjet print, opaque colors, varnish and synthetic frame
    33 x 21 x 8 cm(13 x 8 ¼ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    The Winds of Mars
    2017
    Photo/line etching, Inkjet print, opaque colors, varnish and synthetic frame
    21 x 33 x 8 cm (8 ¼ x 13 x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with
    2017
    Inkjet print, opaque colors, varnish and synthetic frame
    21 x 27 x 8 cm (8 ¼ x 10 ½ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    Life takes us to unexpected places... love brings us home
    2017
    Line etching, photo transfers, Inkjet prints, opaque colours, varnish and synthetic frame
    22 x 46 x 8 cm (8 ¾ x 18 ½ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    You are my cup of a hottie - ii
    2017
    Line etching, photo transfers, Inkjet prints, opaque colours, varnish and synthetic frame
    25 x 22 x 8 cm (10 x 8 ¾ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    Another Heaven, Another Earth
    2017
    Inkjet prints, photo transfers, opaque colours, varnish and synthetic frame
    27 x 21 x 8 cm (10 ¾ x 8 ¼ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    The fault in our stars
    2017
    photo transfers, Inkjet print, opaque colours, found paper, varnish and synthetic frame
    21 x 26 x 8 cm (8 ¼ x 10 ¼ x 3 ¼ in)
  • Mohsin Shafi
    Being the Black Sheep of the Family
    2017
    Inkjet prints, photo transfers, opaque colours, varnish and synthetic frame
    79 x 59 x 8 cm (31 x 23 ¼ x 3 ¼ in)
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