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 Oct, 2014

for me, “home” means being around family wherever family is…

15 Oct, 2014

Part of my What Is Home? project includes raising question (with a few more thrown in, thanks to my friends Jaspal and Yaksha) to family members, friends and others...

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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 Jul, 2014

a visit to rohtas 2 in lahore…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Jul, 2014

Thanks to Salima Hashmi, I spend the evening iftar with a group of artists at Rohtas 2, a gallery on one side of Professor Hashmi’s house as we discuss...

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30 Jun, 2014

dubai airport again…

Sehba Sarwar
30 Jun, 2014

Dubai airport continues to expand, getting increasingly glamorous with little credit given to men from different parts of Asia who provide hard labor yet live outside the city’s air-conditioned...

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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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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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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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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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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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