Islamabad – An empirical demonstration of creativity was observed at Iqra University, Islamabad, on Saturday when visitors got fascinated by the passion and commitment of students while going through the graduates’ annual textile thesis and projects displayed in university campus. Textile Department of the Iqra University displayed their work and creative efforts in the form of annual examination projects. As many as eight students of textile designing department displayed different varieties of products.
Every theme was of diverse amalgamation, which presented a prominence sight at the campus as the entire university gave a festive look by the thesis projects of young artists. Ornaments at display were made of knitted, woven and printed fabrics and ranged from furniture, apparel, interior designs, upholstery, spa and home textile.
International Heritage and Integration Secretary Farid Ullah Khan inaugurated Textile Thesis Display 2012.In his inaugural address, he said Iqra University was an institution, which was promoting creativity among the students. He took keen interest in all the projects and appreciated efforts made by students.
Roshan Jabeen, a student while sharing views about her work said that inspiration was derived from Turkish tiles and Afghani silhouettes. So her products on the display incorporated an ethnic and fusion feel. Cycle was one of the interesting themes by Sadaf Naeem that got attention of people on the occasion. Her work was based on different traditional motifs and patterns of flowers leaves and butterflies.
Mariam Nawaz’s work displayed at the thesis was based on the theme ‘Disney Land and Folk Toys’. She highlighted the power of imagination through her work. She told that imagination has no limits, no borders. Disney and folk tales were always welcomed to be a part of any cheerful extravaganza. That is why she had blended Disney Land characters with the folk toys to create an impression perfect for every child’s imagination, she said while briefing visitors.
Noor-ul-Ain’s collection was inspired by traditional Central Asian textiles. The handmade collection also embraced far-reaching potential of the web, modern screen-printing and appliqué work. People from different walks of life visited Iqra University and admired the skill and ideas of the young artists. The Textile Thesis Display 2012 is the continuity of efforts made by Iqra University in promotion of textile industry, which is not confined only to the fabric work but has expanded to its multi-dimension features of clothing and other hand-made products that will prove to be milestone in textile industry.
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