Organisations & Projects

The AAN Foundation provides support to a wide range of art forms and encourages discourse on visual arts in particular. This includes offering platforms & support for exhibitions, private as well as public art projects, publications and art related initiatives. From a geographic perspective, the foundation is focussed on enabling and encouraging the arts in Pakistan as well as considering at the broader Asian region including Asia Pacific and South Asia.

The AAN Foundation and its sponsors have supported the following organisations and projects:


  • Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong
  • Asia Society Hong Kong Centre
  • Asia Society, New York
  • C3A, Centre for Contemporary Art Andalucia, Cordoba, Spain
  • Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Faiz Foundation, Lahore
  • Green Cardamom, London
  • Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, United States
  • Hong Kong Maritime Museum
  • Lahore Biennale Foundation, Lahore
  • Lahore Literary Festival, Lahore
  • Lahore Museum
  • Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York City, New York
  • Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi
  • Parasite Art Space, Hong Kong
  • Pitzer Galleries, Pitzer College, United States
  • Premier Performances, Hong Kong
  • Tate Modern, London
  • The National College of Arts, Lahore
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, Cape Town


  • AAN Collection At LUMS - A Collaboration between the Lahore University of Management Sciences and the AAN Foundation
  • AAN Foundation - Artist in Residence 2018 at C3A, Centre for Contemporary Art. Cordoba, Spain
  • Acconcci Studio + Ai Wei Wei, A Collaborative Project – Para Site Art Space, Hong Kong
  • Apparatus of Power – Shahzia Sikander – Hong Kong Art Centre
  • Authority as Approximation - Shahzia Sikander - Parasite Art Space, Hong Kong
  • Labyrinth of Reflections, Rashid Rana, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi
  • Lahore Biennale - AAN Foundation as Central Sponsors
  • Lines of Control, The Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University,Ithaca New York
  • Princes and Painters, Asia Society, New York
  • Rising Tide, Mohatta Palace Museum, Karachi
  • Rooms Afloat - A Sound Installation by Fazal Rizvi
  • Scroll : Projects on Paper – An Ongoing Project of the AAN Foundation
  • Thirty Six Calendars - Song Dong, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong