As the first weekend of the new year approaches, Pakistan’s cultural hub Lahore is all set to host a street art festival unlike anything that has been done before! The bar is going to raise, as Discover – the lifestyle and culture platform by MINT PR and MINT Concepts, is hosting Discover D’Art Fest this coming Sunday, at the famed International Lahore Expo Center. But that is not all the reasons to save the date for this!
D’Art Fest is a first-of-its-kind fusion of street fashion and hip-hop culture. Through carefully curating an infusion of music, art, and fashion presentations on a broader spectrum, Discover is ever so ready to live up to its reputation of giving an experience beyond the ordinary! Coming from various creative backgrounds, 25 renowned and international artists have come together to redefine street art and fashion culture in Pakistan!
Ace fashion designers, Wardha Saleem and Fahad Hussayn will also be creating exclusive capsule collections for their fashion showcase at the event with Hair & Make-up by the talented Saima Rashid Bargfrede.
The Street Art Pop-Up Museum at the event will display life size murals of 12 established artists namely: Ahmer Farooq, Anusha Khalid, Faizan, Haider Ali, Kamil Rahim, Neil Uchong (SHADE), Obaid Ur Rahman, Safwan Subzwari & Marium Kamal, Sanki King, Shehzar Abro & Syed Safdar Ali. With exclusive art and instillations by Tapu Javeri and Suleman Faisal as well as acclaimed video works by Nida Ramzan and Sana Jafri. Further along, there will be various exhilarating performances by the renowned international stomp groups “The Stomp Drummers Crazy Orchestra” and “Parkour Group”.
Lahore stands historically unchallenged when it comes to defining the cultural identity of Pakistan – and as 2019 kicks off, the anticipation grows among the ever so artsy glitterati of the city, thanks to everything Discover D’Art Fest has to offer!