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Meet this Kashmiri Artist who sees art in waste

Tabish Khan sees everything through the prism of art, from an eggshell to broken material to fallen chinar leaves.

While in COVID-19 lockdown which was put in place early this year helped her to use the time in drawing the art. She has made 150 paintings in lockdown. Tabish Khan has plans to open her own gallery of paintings where she wants to pass this passion on to the newer generation.”

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News
MBBS Student and Self Taught Artist Tabish Aijaz Khan

In future, while working as a doctor, I won’t get much time to draw the paintings but I trust I will keep this art alive,” Khan said. 

Here are glimpses of her fascinating artwork.

1.The artist uses the stones to put her artistic imagination on it.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

2. Tabish uses the symbolic Chinar leaf to turn it into an art.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

3. A broken mug turned into an art of Islamic Holy Kaaba.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

4. Ice-cream sticks used to make a beautiful Arabic calligraphy

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

5. A frame of wool and Kashmiri handicraft piece

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

6. An eggshell turned into beautiful art.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

7. Artist’s imagination about the environment and our responsibility towards it.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

8. Some calligraphic work from Tabish Khan’s gallery.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

9. The art of anxiety in display.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

10. A look at Tabish Aijaz Khan’s mesmerizing gallery.

Kashmiri Girl Tabish Khan Makes Art On Chinar Leaves And Waste Material - Digpu News

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Dil-Paziir (Urdu; meaning ‘heart-pleasing’) is a special edition positive news series brought to you by Digpu, sourced from conflict areas, starting from Kashmir. Our local journalists have successfully shared many inspirational stories from the valley – from the invention of E-Charkha, automatic ventilator in Kashmir, stories of brotherhood through to the first-ever cricket tourney for Blind sportsmen, all the stories make us awe-struck. These are NOT FOR REPRODUCTION.

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Sameer Mushtaq

Sameer Mushtaq is a freelance photojournalist based in Kashmir, Besides covering stories from various parts of India, he has covered Kashmir conflict for many national and international publications. His work has been published in several newspapers and journals of national and international repute.
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