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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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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07 Aug, 2013

creating art…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Aug, 2013

Minal creating art with found objects. Above: a toothpick to create a design in her ice-cream; below: flowers in a dried leaf.

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05 Aug, 2013

after the rain…

Sehba Sarwar
05 Aug, 2013

Seashells laid out on sand by Minal We take a spontaneous trip to the beach. Rainwater clogs the streets, but once we reach Hawksbay, we are rewarded by an...

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28 Jul, 2013

music in karachi…

Sehba Sarwar
28 Jul, 2013

I land in Karachi by late afternoon and by night, our family is at a dinner at Khalid and Lali Mahmood’s house. Lali, a photographer, wants to learn more...

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19 Jul, 2013

going north…

Sehba Sarwar
19 Jul, 2013

This July is a month of movement for me. Today, I catch an early morning Green Line bus to Sylhet, Bangladesh’s fourth largest city in the northern region, close...

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