17 Dec, 2013

bangladesh’s mother language day…

17 Dec, 2013

Rickshaws alongside a mural by students of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, inscribed with lyrics by Abdul Gaffar, and dedicated to Mother Language Day. My piece,...

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26 Aug, 2013

striking down “reclaiming home”…

Sheba Sarwar
26 Aug, 2013

Clump of burned visas with shadows of a spice string. Today’s the strike down for Coming Through the Gap on a Mountain on an Elephant, a production curated by...

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18 Jul, 2013

dhaka…

18 Jul, 2013

Khushi Kabir (center) at a music social organized by Britto Arts Trust In Dhaka, I stay at Khushi Kabir’s house, without whose help I wouldn’t have been able to...

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01 Aug, 2012

lyari…again

Sehba Sarwar
01 Aug, 2012

Photo by Akbar Baloch “Why do I need to tell you my story?” asks Atta Mohammad. “What do I gain from doing this interview? I’ve done many interviews and...

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12 Nov, 2011

ideas are bullet-proof…

Sehba Sarwar
12 Nov, 2011

  Graffiti along Allen Parkway.

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12 Feb, 2011

18 days of protest

12 Feb, 2011

It’s a cold brisk morning in Houston, Texas. I’ve just dropped Minal to school, but for some inexplicable reason, I don’t want to deposit myself at home or in...

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31 Jan, 2011

think global / act local

31 Jan, 2011

My Op-Ed appeared in the Houston Chronicle; the title I submitted – “think global / act local” – is a little different from the version that ran in print:...

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09 Sep, 2010

Even people around the US debate…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Sep, 2010

poster by Designers United for a Cause Karachi (DUCK) Even people around the US debate about Pakistan, its history, its political struggles, and whether helping will increase US popularity...

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19 Apr, 2010

patti smith in houston!…

Sehba Sarwar
19 Apr, 2010

I first met Patti Smith in La Guardia Airport in 2003 when she was on her way to Houston to install her Strange Messenger exhibition and perform in a special...

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31 Jan, 2010

I just published an essay…

Sehba Sarwar
31 Jan, 2010

I just published an essay in The Mantle’s online roundtable “Pens and Swords” organized by Shaun Randal. The roundtable was a virtual conversation between Tolu Ogunlesi (Lagos, Nigeria), Vicente...

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