Salman Abedin

Salman Abedin

The author is a faculty member at the SZABIST Media Sciences program and has varied interests in cultural criticism, media strategy, advertising and product design. He is currently pursuing his MS in Media Studies from SZABIST. He tweets @ideawala.

Not impressed by Pawnay 14 August

With great expectations, I ventured into the Arts Council auditorium to see Anwar Maqsood’s humour come to life for the first time on stage. I had been warned that there would be seating problems, and there were. The production planning was disrupted due to the two days that the city was ablaze, and so people were accommodated well beyond the capacity of the hall. The producer tried to calm everyone’s nerves as more and more people poured into the hall. Honestly though, it was a tinderbox in there, and it seemed like a war of nerves between the people already ...

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