I land in Houston and clear customs without any problems. René is waiting for me, and as we walk to the car, he shares the news about Peshawar. We...Read more
On a quiet Thursday morning after a tea at Doshi House, I drive eL Seed and Asad Ali Jafri – who are visiting Houston as part of the Mitchell...Read more
Shirin Herman, who works with Houston Independent Services’ Refugee Program, talks about her personal journey: At this point in my life, Houston is home; being with my husband at...Read more
In 2007, I began a blog when inspired by a visit to my alma mater Mount Holyoke College, where a photograph of my friends and me calling for divestment of funds from South Africa, is framed and exhibited in the library, I use the space to document my movement between spaces, Houston, Karachi, Delhi, Dhaka, Los Angeles and elsewhere, recording observations, images and conversations. My blog remains a space where I document the multiple realities that I inhabit—writer, artist, mother, activist and transnational. Interviews from my blog were exhibited at Houston’s Baker Ripley Community Center (2014) and at Houston Public Library in downtown (2015).