Anwar explores the history and diversity of urban spaces and cultural identities. He is inspired by hybrid art, algorithms, data visualization, ecology and cognitive sciences to create thought-provoking works. Anwar’s project CharBagh was presented at the exhibition ‘Garden in the Machine’, at Surrey Art Gallery, Vancouver in 2019 and ‘Sensory Garden’ at the Aga Khan Museum Toronto in 2016. He has shown at several galleries, museums and festivals around the world including the Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010, Nuit-Blanche Festival Toronto 2008 to 2016, and at the First Karachi Biennale 2017.
Her collaborative spirit and desire to use art as a means to create tangible difference drove her to co-found Poiesis. SocialArt; a digital platform that curates and archives socially engaged art practices of
practitioners throughout the world.