Imran Mir

Artist | Designer | Philanthropist

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2016 Imran Mir Art Prize Submission

The Imran Mir Art Prize seeks to promote emerging art practitioners based in Pakistan, who demonstrate extraordinary promise and talent. For the 2016 cycle, the award is open to all artists under the age of 35, who are currently based in Karachi. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and a formal degree in art is not essential. The award will be based on a juried assessment of recent existing work.

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2016 Award Jury

  • Iftikhar Dadi, Associate Professor of History of Art, Cornell University, New York
  • Simone Wille, Art Historian, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Saira Ansari, Director of Communications, The Third Line, Dubai


All artists under the age of 35 and based in Karachi are eligible to apply for the prize.


The recipient of the 2016 Imran Mir Art Prize will receive Rs. 50,000. The award will be presented in late January 2017 with a reception and exhibition of the recipient’s recent works at the Imran Mir Studio.

Applications for Imran Mir Art Prize 2016 are now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. Our jury will be reviewing submissions and we will be announcing the recipient of Imran Mir Art Prize 2016 later in December.