CEO, Gogi Studios
Designing, Art, Media, Social Activisim, Graphics Desgining, Educationist
Ms Nigar Nazar is Pakistan’s first female cartoonist. Her most popular cartoon character, Gogi is an urban Pakistani woman struggling with her frailties in the context of sexist social norms. A medical doctor by education, Ms Nazar acquired a degree in Fine Arts from the University of the Punjab in 1971. That same year, her cartoon character, Gogi appeared in Karachi's Institute of Arts and Crafts Magazine. Between 2002 and 2003, she was a Fulbright scholar at the Department of Art in the University of Oregon. She also attended courses at the Australian National University, Canberra. Her ageless character, Gogi, makes people laugh as well as reflect upon the ills of the society. For Ms Nigar, Gogi, with all her escapades, is the symbol of womanhood in Pakistan.