23 Jun, 2013

coming through the gap in the mountain on an elephant

Sehba Sarwar
23 Jun, 2013

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 Texas Southern University, featuring...

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03 Jun, 2013

why are streets named after men?

Sehba Sarwar
03 Jun, 2013

On a drive down I-59 to Hillcroft, where we visit every week to collect daal, rice and naan, Minal asks, “Why are all the streets and cities named after...

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02 May, 2013

24 hours in austin….

Sehba Sarwar
02 May, 2013

I meet up with my Macondo friends Liliana Valenzuela and Vicente Lozano and we go pay homage to Patti Smith, who offers a sold-out concert at Stubb’s BBQ. After...

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06 Apr, 2013

more thoughts about the family that lives under pierce elevated…

06 Apr, 2013

Today, on our way back to our house, Minal points out to laundry laid out behind some bushes right off the freeway, as we enter Pierce Elevated, heading south....

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15 Feb, 2013

a visit to portland state university…

Sehba Sarwar
15 Feb, 2013

Hosted by a graduate art student, Erica Thomas, I spend two nights in Portland, visiting Harrell Fletcher’s graduate program Engaging a Community Through Art project with Portland State University,...

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06 Feb, 2013

Why do women work so hard?

06 Feb, 2013

– 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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14 Jan, 2013

when kohl-kajal becomes a weapon…

Sehba Sarwar
14 Jan, 2013

I’ve written many blog entries about airport security, but this afternoon at La Guardia Airport is surreal. The first time my red carryon goes through the security checkpoint, the...

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02 Jan, 2013

returning from the rio grande…

Sehba Sarwar
02 Jan, 2013

Lights flash as we approach the rectangular building sitting alone in the desert amidst hot land and cactus. Wearing green pants & shirts, they stand: We are border patrol....

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01 Jan, 2013

“the window” at big bend…

Sehba Sarwar
01 Jan, 2013

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08 Dec, 2012

after the production

Sehba Sarwar
08 Dec, 2012

I stare at at bedcovers, rugs, saris, and other fabrics that I’ve been collecting and wearing for years. Even today, a week, later, I haven’t found the energy to...

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