Yousuf Bashir Qureshi a.k.a YBQ, a Pakistani artist, poet and musician will be showcasing his poetry about love, compassion, tolerance and generosity in a show titled, Ek Lafz e Mohabbat” in Dubai. Yusuf will be supported by talented Dubai based artistes Dev Chakraborty and Somdutta Basu.
In a world where many deliberate court controversy to sell work, YBQ’s outlook comes across as remarkably grounded and refreshing. He is an artist, designer, a musician, photographer and farmer. His talent has been appreciated by Oscar winners and notable figures alike and has caught the eye of celebrities such as Sheryl Crow, Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington. The music industry also took notice of far-east grandeur, upon which YBQ designed Madonna’s famous Om Shanti music video. He then went on to design for some of fashion’s biggest brands; including Kenneth Cole’s first women’s line Geisha. YBQ’s photographs have been published in several well- known magazines like National Geographic, while his artwork has graced the covers of many Pakistani books.
Get a chance to watch this amazing artiste live in the city! Don’t miss this one.
INFO: 8 pm, October 25, Dhs 150, The Junction, Alserkal Avenue, platinumlist.net