07 Aug, 2013

creating art…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Aug, 2013

Minal creating art with found objects. Above: a toothpick to create a design in her ice-cream; below: flowers in a dried leaf.

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a busy day…

Today’s a packed day: in the afternoon, a group of artists gather in the house, and I share updates about Bangladesh as well as details about Borderlines production project....

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05 Aug, 2013

after the rain…

Sehba Sarwar
05 Aug, 2013

Seashells laid out on sand by Minal We take a spontaneous trip to the beach. Rainwater clogs the streets, but once we reach Hawksbay, we are rewarded by an...

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04 Aug, 2013

monsoon rains…

04 Aug, 2013

Monsoon rains descend today. All plans get cancelled, and we stay at home to enjoy alloo-puri – with electricity, to my surprise. But at night, the lights fade away...

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28 Jul, 2013

music in karachi…

Sehba Sarwar
28 Jul, 2013

I land in Karachi by late afternoon and by night, our family is at a dinner at Khalid and Lali Mahmood’s house. Lali, a photographer, wants to learn more...

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12 Jul, 2013

first three days in karachi…

12 Jul, 2013

My first three mornings in Karachi are spent buried in the passport office, where my sister is trying to renew her daughter’s passport and I’m trying to renew my...

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23 Jun, 2013

coming through the gap in the mountain on an elephant

23 Jun, 2013

my installation: Recreating Home A description of the production: Coming Through The Gap In The Mountain On An Elephant (CTGME) is an experimental exhibition at the University Museum of...

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Why do women work so hard?

– Why do women work so hard here? Minal asks me over dinner. – What do you mean? I ask. – Because women are always working and they don’t...

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13 Oct, 2012

making changes…

13 Oct, 2012

Armed with a key to a townhome, I show up at Kenny’s home with collapsible chairs. By the time, Autumn, Pruitt and Kaneem arrive, I’ve already set up the...

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03 Aug, 2012

another journey

03 Aug, 2012

Another journey. This time, we’re flying to Houston earlier than we planned and the drive to the airport is familiar. Today the roads are clear. There is no traffic;...

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