Ammara Jabbar is a multi-disciplinary artist and writer based in Karachi, Pakistan. She graduated from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 2015. Since then, Jabbar has displayed her work in several group exhibitions nationally and internationally. In 2016, Jabbar was selected for the Gasworks Residency in London, United Kingdom. She was also awarded the Imran Mir Emerging Art Prize in 2018, and shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize in 2020. In 2018, she worked with a group of artists for a project titled “Stories Around Jahangir Restaurant” which aimed to archive the history of Iranian Restaurant in Karachi.
Ammara was also a Visiting Artist Fellow at the Mittal Institute, Harvard University from 2020-2021. She was one of the recipient of the Prince Claus Seed Award, 2021, a grant awarded to artists that have innovative practices that address social/political issues important within their local context.
Catch Ammara at the Gender, Design & Power session.