The Karachi Biennale is a visionary platform that brings together innovation, excellence and criticality through a multiplicity of curatorial strategies to showcase artists from Pakistan to the world as well as strengthen a global art exchange. It is a part of the global network of International Biennale Foundation and has a strong partnership with Goethe Institut, British Council and Alliance Francaise. This network extends to universities and cultural institutions in the country and abroad.

PATRONS

Mahvash J. Siddiqui

Patron in Chief

"It is important to feed the human spirit, and to inspire it, and to find the possibilities that art brings with it. The Karachi Biennale is a great opportunity and we all will be trying to benefit from it."

Aftab Tapal

CEO, Tapal Industries

Anwar Rammal

Chairman and Director Asiatic Public Relations Network (Pvt. Ltd)

Ameena Saiyid

MD, Oxford University Press, Pakistan

Farrukh H. Sheikh

MD , HUB

Jalaluddin Ahmed

Founder Art and Islamic World, Former Director General Fomma Trust

Karamat Ali

CEO , PILER

Marjorie Hussain

Eminent Art Critic and author

Nazim Haji

Founder CPLC, CEO, Alucan Pvt. Ltd.

Rabia Javeri Agha

Former Secretary TDAP

Ronak Lakhani

Chairperson Special Olympics

Seema Tahir Khan

Founder Interflow Communications, CEO TVONE, NewsOne

Advisor, Financial Affairs

Syed Rehan Kazim Kazmi

Habib Education Trust (HET)

CFO and Company Secretary

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Almas Bana

Chairperson KBT

Niilofur Farukkh

Managing Trustee KBT

Atteqa Malik

Treasurer KBT

Bushra Hussain

General Secretary KBT

Amin Gulgee

Chief Curator Karachi Biennale

Dr. Asma Ibrahim

Trustee

Farzana Tunio

Trustee

Masuma Halai Khwaja

Trustee

Ainee Shehzad

Trustee

Riffat Alvi

Trustee

CURATORIAL

Amin Gulgee

Chief Curator

Zarmeene Shah

Curator at Large

Zeerak Ahmed

Assistant Curator

Humayun Memon

Assistant Curator

Sara Pagganwala

Assistant Curator

Adam Fahy-Majeed

Assistant Curator

PUBLIC OUTREACH

Masuma Halai Khwaja

Chair

Mohsin Sayeed

Member

Bina Ali

Member

Nasheed Imran

Member

Marvi Mazhar

Member

Gulraiz Khan

Member

Khushbu Shaukat

Member

Ali Imani

Member

Ambareen Kazim Thompson

Member

Ainee Shehzad

Member

Shehzar Abro

Member

Fatema Mandviwala

Member

Safa Fareed

Member

Zoya Nasir Iqbal

Member

RESOURCE MOBILIZATION

Khusro Mumtaz

Chair

Almas Bana

Member

Anoushae Alam

Member

Atteqa Malik

Member

Ainee Shehzad

Member

DISCURSIVE

Niilofur Farrukh

Chair

Aquila Ismail

Member

Waheeda Baloch

Member

Tazeen Hussein

Member

Bushra Hussain

Member

MARKETING AND DESIGN

Zehra Hamdani Mirza

Chair

Atteqa Malik

Member

Ali Imani

Member

Soonha Abro

Assistant Publications and Marketing Coordinator

MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Anushae Alam

Chair

Bushra Hussain

Member

Zehra Hamdani Mirza

Member

Fazil Jamili

Member

Zeenia Shaukat

Member

Administration

Muhammad Qasim

Accounts

Anil Shankar

Administration Manager

Raza Ahmed

Office Assistant

Design and Development

Amna Saleem

Design and Branding

Mahrukh Murtaza

Design and Branding

Umair Ali Khatri

Website Design and Development