“Let Me Be”

As many of you know I have been working on this painting, with some poetic verses written on it in Urdu language. If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen it in different stages in my stories. It shows a young woman excited and energetic to explore the world and live her life, while in the other corner it has an older women who has lived through the oppression. Every time she tried to live her life there were barriers were put in her way. The poetry is a few lines I wrote in Urdu, meaning: Would someone ask those who deny me my right to live:Who has made you a god on earth?Who has given you the right over my breaths? The bird and the cage show her fleeing to a state of freedom, to a place of…

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Rebuilding My Website

Shukri's Blog Add Your Heading Text Here Rebuilding My Website Add Your Heading Text Here Welcome to Shukri Khan Art, my new home on the web. I am in the process  of rebuilding my website. in the meantime please visit my website which I kept here.For some reason  shukrikhan.com was hacked few months back. It was naive of me to not save a backup and then assume that in a few days, I could rebuild all of it from the ground up. I know super naive. Now here I am, about 3 months in, trying to put it all together again. Unfortunately this time around things seem like a mess and its taking me much longer to make everything even remotely look like it should. Please bare with me while I clear things here and make it look like a beautiful…

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