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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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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20 Jul, 2013

the border…

Sehba Sarwar
20 Jul, 2013

The border crossing at Jaflong/Meghalaya In the morning, Pulak and I rent a car for a two-hour drive to Jaflong from Sylhet to reach the border. As we reach closer to...

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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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18 Jul, 2013

dhaka…

18 Jul, 2013

Khushi Kabir (center) at a music social organized by Britto Arts Trust In Dhaka, I stay at Khushi Kabir’s house, without whose help I wouldn’t have been able to...

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07 Jul, 2013

landing in istanbul…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Jul, 2013

photo from Kulindag website Leaping at the opportunity to skip the Middle East altogether, I book Minal and myself on Turkish Airlines to Karachi since the airline has started...

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