About New Narratives in Photography

Featured artists: Asad Ali, Hira Noor, Ume Laila and Waleed Zafar

New Narratives in Photography showcases new work from Pakistan, made by artists Asad Ali, Hira Noor, Ume Laila, and Waleed Zafar. Each artist uses photography in new and innovative ways, adopting socially engaged processes and exploring narratives of community, public space and diaspora.

Based in Pakistan, the artists are taking part in an international residency produced by photography-led organisations GRAIN Projects in Birmingham, UK, and Tasweerghar in Lahore, Pakistan.

New Narratives in Photography is delivered as part of the British Council Pakistan Arts Residency Grants Programme. Supported by the British Council.

Matti ka bertan hai, piyary
Matti ma mil jana hai
Friend, This Pot Made of Clay
Will Turn to Earth with its Final Play
Hira Noor, 2023.