Sections of murals by Genzo; (L) Tu Lucha; (R) Every Beautiful Poem “Women’s rights are human rights,” said Dr. Sima Samar when talking about the future of Afghan women at an event on March 30 for which I flew to Houston. Dr. Samar was speaking in the wake of...Read more
In 2007, I began a blog when I visited my alma mater and saw a framed photograph of my friends and me calling for divestment of funds from South Africa. I use the blog to document my movement between spaces, Houston, Karachi, Delhi, Dhaka, Los Angeles and elsewhere, recording observations, images and conversations. Here, I document the multiple realities that I inhabit – writer, artist, mother, activist, educator, and transnational. Interviews from my blog were exhibited at Houston’s Baker Ripley Community Center (2014) and at Houston Public Library in downtown (2015). My papers are archived at the University of Houston’s library.