Ammna Sheikh

The Richer a Persian,
The Finer His Rugs (2023)


Ammna Sheikh highlights the importance of handmade craft whilst embracing digital technology in collaboration with Pakistani cultural practices. She is a multidisciplinary artist based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her art practice explores the progression of language, traditions, cultural expression and the history of craft. Her work radiates colour, pattern, language and comments on colonial displacement. She uses labour intensive handmade techniques in order to create her work.