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To contact us: gogistudios@gmail.com

Gogi Studios is an art studio, which gives innovative visual approaches to projects. Our team consists of creative professionals including women and young people who are a part of the think tank, research and creative team.

Gogi studios was started in a modest manner by Nigar Nazar in the seventies. She initiated comic strips for the press. It was the first ever comic strip in the Pakistani setting. The comic strips featured Pakistani culture and problems in a humorous way. With decades of cartoons featuring the central character of Gogi, the comics gained popularity among women who related to this female character. It became a household name. People are receptive to message advocated by Gogi and this is used to launch many social advocacy campaigns.

Gogi studios has successfully completed many commissioned projects dedicated to the issues of human rights. Gogi studios used a totally different medium for advocacy on various issues; one project utilized the exterior and interior of public buses. Gogi Studios has worked on various campaigns using different mediums to raise awareness on issue of children rights, environment and sexual harassment.

Nigar Nazar is the first woman cartoonist of Pakistan and of the Muslim world .Her character, Gogi has not only appeared in different newspapers and magazines but four children’s hospitals in Islamabad and Rawalpindi have been decorated with Gogi cartoons and health messages. Nigar has also authored and illustrated 27 books for children. . She was nominated by BBC for “100 Global women who have made a difference in 2014” NHK ,largest TV channel of Japan has produced a 28 minute documentary which was aired on February 19 and 20,2015.Recently the President of Pakistan launched her book on Corruption.

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