“I am caged by my body but my mind is free and so is my soul and so is my spirit.”
Muniba Mazari is an artist and a writer. Pakistan’s 1st wheel chair bound model. She has planned to be 1st wheel chair bound tv host in Pakistan. She has 3 year old son. She believes in playing with vibrant colors and flawless portrayal of true emotions. Her work speaks her heart out and is all about people, their expressions, dreams and aspirations. Muniba Mazari was one of the guest speakers at TEDx Islamabad 2014 event where she portrayed her true emotions.
Although wheel chair bound, her spirit and artistry knows no bounds. In fact, she takes the agony of spinal cord injury as a challenge and is more determined to express her sentiments through her art work. About this she said “Although it is hard to paint being a paraplegic, it is not easy to paint with a free mind when you are wheelchair bound, yet I know it is the only way through which I can spread the message of strength and courage. So I forget my pain and paint for myself, I paint for people as I believe in spreading the message of ‘Never Give Up’.” She start her life again as a content writer and one day she saw a polio ad and she got inspired from that change her life path to break the stereotype about people with disabilities.
While doing her bachelor in fine arts she met a road accident which made her paraplegic. Currently, she is running her brand by the name ‘Muniba’s Canvas’ with the slogan ‘Let Your Walls Wear Colors’. She is a mix media artist and believes in depicting the ethnic jewels of her region in an abstract way. Some of her work is purely abstract which depicts the humans’ expressions, their thoughts and dreams. Her paintings give the message of living life and represent the real personality of the artist.