Zahra Hussain

Founder & Director, Laajverd

An architect, theater practitioner and culture observer; MA in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths in London. Founding Laajverd in 2007 as an undergrad, Zahra has taught at National College of Arts, directed plays, exhibited across 3 continents and documented the trees of an entire forest. She has also conceived and curated several projects that experiment with communication strategies often relating to the sub-continental and post-colonial debates. Her recent research titled “Halo-caust; The Architecture of Counterinsurgency” examines the ways in which Pakistani Urban spaces have rapidly transformed due to geopolitical conditions and various natural and manmade disasters.