Hurmat ul Ain is an interdisciplinary artist with a focus on performance and writing. She has an undergraduate from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2006 and a Graduate degree from School of the Art Institute Chicago (SAIC) where she was studying as a Fulbright Scholar between 2009 and 2011. Ulain’s interest lies in the Postcolonial and South Asian discourse with reference to the visual culture of the region. Her work investigates issues of identity and gender with a humoristic and often, ironic twist to the imagery. Her work also explores food, body and the visceral relationship of the two through photography, video and performance. Her teaching practice takes on performative avenues through interactive lectures and collaborative discourse.Her position as a Lecturer in the School of Art, Design & Architecture at NUST, Islamabad furthers her research into both anthropology of visual art in Pakistan and the pedagogy of design. Her work has been shown at several places in Pakistan and internationally at Today Art Museum (Beijing), Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (Japan), JamJar (Dubai), Chicago and Ikon Gallery (UK) and Khoj (India).