Old city streets to be adorned with art installations.

LAHORE -- The streets of Androon Sheher (old city) will be lit by a series of art installations and performances on Saturday (today) and Sunday (tomorrow) as part of the Sheherezade: The Walled City Anthology.

Sheherezade is an urban intervention created through a collaboration between Numaish Karachi-Lahore, the British Council in Pakistan, the Walled City Lahore Authority (WCLA), and MadLab (UK).

The event brings together architects, artists, computer scientists, craftspeople, designers, digital innovators and interdisciplinary teams who worked together on installations spread across the Walled City in Lahore.

Creations by these individuals play on and invent from the material, motifs, and history of the inner city through conversation and digital installations. Sheherezade takes inspiration from The Walled City of Lahore, to draw people 'born of the city' into the historic space to rediscover the old and the new.

James Hampson, Deputy Country Director, British Council in Pakistan said: 'Sheherzade is celebrating the rich culture and historical identity of Pakistan by bringing it to the communities themselves for them to engage, interact and appreciate.' He added that since 2016, they have invited 35 experts and institutions from the UK to visit Pakistan. 'With support from the...

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