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Famed photographer-director Madiha Aijaz passes away

People are mourning her loss with tributes on social media.

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Award-winning Pakistani photographer-director Madiha Aijaz passes away in Karachi, on Saturday night. According to her colleagues, she a cardiac arrest.

Madia was associated with Karachi’s prestigious Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture as an assistant professor. She was admitted to the city’s Agha Khan Hospital where she breathed her last on Saturday, according to the close acquaintance.

She was known best to all for her exploration of photography, being awarded several residencies to continue her work.

Madiha had an MFA in photography and Related Media from Parsons and was a Fullbright scholar.

She is especially recognized for her book ‘Call to Conscience’ which features her photography of Hindu Temples in Pakistan.

Her death is being mourned by many of her fans and followers, posting messages on social media.


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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.