13 August - 4 September 2018 — Performance Art
Imran Nafees Siddiqui, a performing and visual artist from Islamabad Pakistan has been awarded a Research Residency by Pro Helvetia from 13 August – 4 September 2018.
About Imran Nafees Siddiqui
Performing and Visual Artists, Social Activist, Theatre Director in Islamabad Pakistan
Imran Nafees Siddiqui is an artist (performing & visual) and social activist who uses the power of art, be it theater, dance, film, visual art, performance or photography, for his expression. With an education background in Social Sciences, Imran’s association with a variety of projects is based on the basic premise of training and development through creativity. He has pioneered platforms for expression through research, training, theater, workshops, exhibitions and books by virtue of which he has channelised the talent and the ‘need to express’ of many people including women and children in under-developed areas of the country.
Besides being a gender trainer, and researcher to many writer, director and actor for his theatre group, Dugdugi, Imran offers his skills as creative counselor and trainer to individuals / groups / organizations, and a myriad of human rights organizations. Imran is presently heading Institute of Performing Arts and teaching theatre and movement.