Al-Behishat Research Archive <p>The primary aim of the Journal of Al-Behishat Research Archive is to foster the exchange of knowledge and ideas in the field. It welcomes contributions from a diverse range of topics, including social science. The scope of the journal is broad, encompassing both theoretical and applied research that significantly impacts the understanding and development of relevant field.</p> Al-Behishat Education & Research Institute en-US Al-Behishat Research Archive 3006-5216 Feminist Critiques in the Arts: Reclaiming Narratives and Representation <p><em>This article examines the role of feminist critiques in reshaping narratives and representations within the arts. Drawing upon feminist theory and critical discourse analysis, it explores how feminist perspectives challenge traditional power structures and advocate for the inclusion and empowerment of marginalized voices. Through analyzing various forms of artistic expression including literature, visual arts, performance, and film, this study illustrates the ways in which feminist critiques contribute to the deconstruction of patriarchal norms and promote diverse and inclusive representations. By reclaiming agency over their narratives, artists and activists alike strive to foster a more equitable and just society.</em></p> Dr. Mariam Hussain Copyright (c) 2024 2024-03-31 2024-03-31 2 1 1 7 Reviving Ancient Techniques: The Contemporary Renaissance in Art <p><em>This scholarly article explores the resurgence of ancient artistic techniques in contemporary art practices, often referred to as the "Contemporary Renaissance." Through an examination of historical precedents and modern artistic endeavors, the paper elucidates the motivations, methodologies, and implications of this revival. Drawing on examples from various artistic disciplines, including painting, sculpture, and craftsmanship, the article investigates how artists are rediscovering and reinterpreting ancient methods to create innovative and meaningful works of art. By analyzing the aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political dimensions of this phenomenon, the paper contributes to a deeper understanding of the dynamic relationship between tradition and innovation in the contemporary art world.</em></p> Dr. Hameed Haroon Copyright (c) 2024 2024-03-31 2024-03-31 2 1 8 13 The Influence of Islamic Art and Architecture on Culture and Civilization <p><em>Islamic art and architecture have played a significant role in shaping the cultural and architectural landscape of numerous regions across the globe. This scholarly article examines the profound impact of Islamic artistic expressions on various aspects of culture and civilization. Through an exploration of historical contexts, aesthetic principles, and architectural achievements, this study sheds light on the rich heritage of Islamic art and its enduring influence on societies worldwide.</em></p> Dr. Nadeem Omar Tarar Copyright (c) 2024 2024-03-31 2024-03-31 2 1 14 19 The Intersection of Technology and Traditional Craftsmanship in the Arts <p><em>This scholarly article explores the dynamic relationship between technology and traditional craftsmanship within the realm of the arts. With the advent of digital tools and advancements, artists have found innovative ways to integrate modern technology with age-old artisanal techniques. Through a multidisciplinary approach, this paper examines how this intersection has reshaped artistic practices, challenging conventional boundaries and opening new avenues for creativity. Drawing on examples from various artistic disciplines, the article discusses the implications, opportunities, and challenges arising from this convergence.</em></p> Dr. Iftikhar Dadi Copyright (c) 2024 2024-03-31 2024-03-31 2 1 20 25 The Role of Literature in Shaping Cultural Identity <p><em>This scholarly article delves into the multifaceted relationship between literature and cultural identity. It examines how literature serves as a powerful tool for both preserving and evolving cultural identities, exploring various ways in which authors use language, narrative, and symbolism to articulate and redefine cultural values, traditions, and experiences. Drawing from interdisciplinary perspectives in literature, sociology, and cultural studies, this paper offers insights into the dynamic interplay between literature and cultural identity formation, highlighting its significance in contemporary society.</em></p> Dr. Aliya Imtiaz Copyright (c) 2024 2024-03-31 2024-03-31 2 1 26 33