Salima Hashmi

Painting, Academic

1942 –

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Who is Salima Hashmi?

Salima Hashmi is an acclaimed Pakistani artist, cultural writer, painter and an anti-nuclear weapon activist. She has served for four years as professor and the head of the National College of Arts. She is the eldest daughter of one of Pakistan's most renowned poets, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, and the British-born Alys Faiz.

She represents the first generation of modern artists in Pakistan, who carry an artistic identity different from indigenous artists.She is Known for her condemning the Pakistan's and Indian nuclear programs, she is among one of the few Pakistani intellectuals who condemned the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998. She has received Pride of Performance for her works.

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Born
1942
India
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Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Education
  • National College of Arts Lahore
  • Bath School of Art and Design
  • Rhode Island School of Design
Lived in
  • Lahore
  • Islamabad

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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