04 Aug, 2014

biking along brays bayou…

Sehba Sarwar
04 Aug, 2014

On our first Saturday afternoon in Houston after a month of roaming, Minal, René and I meander on our bikes along a trail that’s being built along Brays Bayou...

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25 Jul, 2014

landing on water…

Sehba Sarwar
25 Jul, 2014

Minal and I press close to the airplane window as we watch the airplane drop closer toward Lake Ontario’s blue water. In the background is Toronto’s skyline. At customs,...

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09 Jul, 2014

another border…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Jul, 2014

I take a drive up to the Wagah border to experience the raising of flags ceremony that has been documented many times over. The afternoon is humid and hot,...

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07 Feb, 2014

a frosty morning minal-ism..

07 Feb, 2014

We’re listening to Patti Smith’s song, “1959”, as I drive Minal to school this frosty morning. Because of the song, our conversation moves toward student activism. Minal: I predict...

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what is home?

In my two-year residency at the University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, I have the opportunity to work on a subject, What Is Home?, and...

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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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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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27 Jul, 2013

last evening in Dhaka…

Sehba Sarwar
27 Jul, 2013

People viewing street photo exhibition at Shahbag Square. I end my time in Dhaka with a trip to Shahbag Square, where historical photos of the 1971 Liberation War are...

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