12 Jan, 2015

i’d feel more at “home” here if there were more people involved in the arts…

Sehba Sarwar
12 Jan, 2015

In a conversation with one of my oldest and dearest friends, “Justin” (name changed for personal reasons), I’m not surprised to hear his words: My deepest feelings of “home”...

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no city feels like home…

Sehba Sarwar

My first afternoon in Delhi is at the IIC – the Indian International Center – at a lunch hosted by Professor Alok Bhalla and organized by writer Noor Zaheer;...

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15 Dec, 2014

spaces in the city…

Sehba Sarwar
15 Dec, 2014

My childhood friend Fawzia, who’s now based in Delhi and who started the Big Chill restaurants with her husband Aseem, takes me to Khirki Village to visit Khoj, an art...

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12 Dec, 2014

home is where it’s not always a comfortable path…

Sehba Sarwar
12 Dec, 2014

I am introduced to artist Masooma Syed by family friend and artist Salima Hashmi, who knows Masooma through Lahore, where Masooma grew up. Currently based in Delhi and married...

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05 Dec, 2014

“home” is where you go when you’ve lost everything…

Sehba Sarwar
05 Dec, 2014

On a quiet Thursday morning after sharing tea with eL Seed and Asad Ali Jafri – who are visiting Houston as part of the Mitchell Center’s Intersections project  at Doshi...

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13 Apr, 2014

a panel discussion for the mitchell center…

13 Apr, 2014

As part of my residency with the Mitchell Center for the Arts, I participate at CounterCurrents 2014 in a panel discussion, Challenging the Boundaries: Collaboration Among the Arts, and...

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25 Oct, 2013

getting ready to kick off borderlines…

25 Oct, 2013

We are just a few days away from VBB kickoff production for our Borderlines production series with Marking History, an art and potluck gathering at Moody Park in Houston,...

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16 Oct, 2013

eid in houston…

Sehba Sarwar
16 Oct, 2013

As part of the Eid celebration, Minal decides to learn the skill of applying mehndi / henna on her own feet and her friend’s palm.

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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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09 Aug, 2013

end of ramzaan…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Aug, 2013

Even though the city continues to experience violence – especially after yesterday’s bomb-blast that killed at least seven people including young children in Lyari – there is a frenzy...

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