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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25 Jul, 2013

more visits…

Sehba Sarwar
25 Jul, 2013

Two sculptures at the Institute of Fine Art in Dhaka The Institute of Fine Art at the University of Dhaka is an open space where students sketch, paint and...

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25 Jul, 2013

stories of loss…

Sehba Sarwar
25 Jul, 2013

Khushi arranges for us to visit Savar, the site where the Rana Plaza collapsed back in April. Today marks three months of mourning for more than 1100 lives that...

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23 Jul, 2013

spontaneous party…

Sehba Sarwar
23 Jul, 2013

In the evening, I offer a presentation about VBB to the Britto Arts Trust, and they inform me about their artists collective. After the formal conversation and collection of...

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22 Jul, 2013

back in Dhaka…

Sehba Sarwar
22 Jul, 2013

Skulls retrieved from one of the sites where the Pakistani Army conducted mass killings. Back in Dhaka and recovered from a 48-hour journey to the India-Bangladesh border, I spend...

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