By Saad Khan & Kiran Dhillon
(2014) AT THE ART EXCHANGE, SEATTLE, THE WING LUKE MUSEUM, SEATTLE and with TASVEER SEATTLE SOUTH ASIAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL.
Rickshaw Reel, a visual art installation that reveals slice of life in Pakistan as captured by several filmmakers and photographers. The installation contains three segments: Punjab Life, Lollywood, and Queeristan. Punjab Life is composed of several short films and clips by Saad Khan that capture the sounds and sites of both urban and rural Punjab. Lollywood celebrates and reveals the deep, and often sensual, side of the Pakistani mainstream film industry. Queeristan is comprised of a photo montage by Spanish photographer Martha Ramoneda chronicling the experience of a transgender clan in Pakistan.
(Image by Shayan Sulehri)