The performance programme will feature a range of local artists from live installations, dance performances, dramatic readings, and music. Be there to catch some amazing acts at #WOWKarachi on December 14-15.
Ho Jao Azad by Zoe and Rachel Viccaji
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 10:30 am - 11:15 am - Main Garden
A music act celebrating womanhood by Zoe and Rachel Viccaji.
Swimming Pool by Nadia Afgan
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 2:30 pm - 04:30 pm - Swimming Pool
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 2:30 pm - 04:30 pm - Swimming Pool
An intimate portrait of a single and spirited, middle-aged swimming instructor. Once a local swimming champion, she tries to make a difference in the community of housewives in her own little way.
The Not Very Lucid World Of Mine by Sarah Mumtaz
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm - Palm Strip
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm - Palm Strip
Challenging unrealistic societal beauty standards; the need for external validation; female expectations from ourselves and others.
The Measure Of All Change by Dan Hett and Tabla by Yousuf Kerai
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 06:30 pm - 07:00 pm - Main Garden
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 06:30 pm - 07:00 pm - Main Garden
Dan Hett, BAFTA-winning digital artist will create a striking visual map of the critical climate emergency we're all facing, synched to the beat of the tabla by Yousuf Kerai.
Dhaar - Adnan Jahangir and Samiya Mumtaz
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 07:30 pm - 08:15 pm - Main Garden
Adnan and Samiya will perform a 40 minute dance performance that explores the imposition of societal norms especially upon women who do not have the ability to lead a dual life -- one for the family and another for themselves.
Queen of Soul - Abida Parveen
Saturday, 14 December 2019 - 09:00 pm - Main Garden
A music act by Abida Parveen.
Spoken Stage with Mariam Paracha, Zoha Jabbar, and Shahmeneh Majid
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 02:45 pm - 03:45 pm - Main Garden
Mariam Paracha, Zoha Jabbar, and Shahmeneh Majid will perform their original poetry and share work by some of the most talented female voices of today.
The Heer Project by Dhanak Arts
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm - Main Garden
A meta-play based on the story of Heer Ranjha - a contemporary reimagining of Heer as every woman that incorporates feminist poetry, music and dance. At times comic, romantic, heartbreakingly sad and always uncompromisingly truthful, this play explores how far we have come and how far we still have to go to be truly free to live and love.
Dilaan De Geet by Harsakhiyan
Sunday, 15 December 2019 - 09:15 pm - Main Garden
Songs sourced from the sufi kalaam of sages whose universal message of Truth is transmitted effortlessly from the heart of the singer to that of the listener, helping them to dissolve gender, language, class barriers, and to bask in the blissful presence of sacred sound.
Limited space due to popular demand. Access to festival will be closed when we reach capacity. We reserve the right to refuse admission. We encourage you to come with your families.