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Mishal Asher

Mishal Asher is a curious individual. Despite being uncomfortable with maintaining eye contact, she aspires to explore the intricacies of communication in different languages and cultures.

Her recent work, ‘when our eyes meet’ explores the intimacy of human eye contact and its ability to communicate the intricacies of human emotion and behaviour. The slight or dramatic movement of an eye can express a plethora of different things: curiosity, desire, grief, irritation, sensuality and even love. If the proverb states that the eyes are the windows to the soul, then Mishal hopes to soon be able to experience this for more than one second…