Tapu Javeri

Quick Facts

Full NameMustapha Farabi Javeri
Date of BirthMay 5, 1965
BirthplaceKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Occupation(s)Photographer, Radio Jockey, Brand Ambassador, Jewelry Designer, Television Judge
Years Active1974–present
EducationKarachi Grammar School, Bard College (Anthropology), Masters in Archeology from Athens
Notable WorkPhoto editor of Xtra magazine, designer of “Tapulicious” handbags, T-shirts, and scarves
Radio ShowThe Dark Room on CityFM89
Jury RolesLux Style Awards, British Council Pakistan’s “Dickens and the City” competition, Veet Miss Super Model Contest
Brand AmbassadorNikon Cameras, Pond’s, Sony Ericsson phones
WWF-Pakistan AmbassadorEarth Hour 2013
Publications“I, Voyeur,” “Tapulicious,” “Tapulicious 2,” “Shades of Green,” “Dou Rukh”
Awards2006 Best Photographer, Indus Style Awards
Notable ExhibitionsSolo show at Indus Gallery, “Where Three Dreams Cross” at Whitechapel Gallery, “Karachakra” and “KolachiScope” in Karachi
TeachingIndus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi School of Arts
Family BusinessJewelry design
RootsTraces back to Jamnagar, Gujarat
Early CareerFirst camera at age 9, published in Dawn newspaper by age 15
Design ContributionsDesigned T-shirts for Maheen Khan’s label “Gulabo”
Art StylePhoto montage combining paints and photographs
Significant Projects“Tapu’s Tees,” colorful Ultrabook sleeves for Intel, Peace T-shirts for “To Karachi With Love”
Expo ParticipationShowcased at 8th Annual Expo Pakistan 2013 organized by TDAP

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