Shehzar Abro (b. 1997)
Artist and Animator
Shehzar Abro is a Pakistani painter and new-media artist based in Vancouver and Karachi. His work employs painting, animation, film, and design to create surreal 2D artworks and 3D virtual spaces to address issues of representation, graffiti, and building communities.
In his curatorial practice, he mixes digital and physical realities to enhance exhibition experiences through immersion and interactivity. Shehzar is also interested in the manipulation of the Aura of an artwork across digital, traditional, and hybrid media.