Us and Them
When war strikes and people are killed, they leave traces of their life behind. Their presence lingers in their empty spaces and their forsaken possessions. In her installation, Najia Fatima brings back this relationship. The space with the objects speaks of the people that were impacted by Drone attacks in Pakistan.
By Najia Fatima
Najia Fatima is a Toronto based Pakistani artist. Her work brings together the traditional art practices from Pakistan, with the contemporary mediums she has practiced in Toronto. She explores global cultural relations and geo-political tensions that influence the treatment of South Asian bodies and landscapes. She addresses specific political events in her lifetime that impacted the lives of the South Asian population at home and abroad.