Monthly Archives: August 2015

Summer Reading

Recently, I have been reading. And when I finish reading and I think of what to do next, I read some more. It is an action born out of leisure, boredom, futility, an attempt to seek fulfillment.┬áIt’s too late for … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Zarina Hashmi and W.H. Auden

Zarina Hashmi Atlas of My World, 2001 (detail) Portfolio of six woodcuts with Urdu text printed in black on handmade Indian paper Edition of 20 Sheet size: 25.5 x 19.5 inches “Partition”, W.H. Auden (1966) Unbiased at least he was … Continue reading

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Things White Men Say to Me at the Museum: Annotated Vignettes from the Contingent Cultural Economy

To what extend should I be offended by microaggressions? My little brother–a brilliant mind–argues that when people of relative privilege feel victimized by quotidian interactions, their offense distracts from bigger injustices at hand. He’s not wrong: I live a life … Continue reading

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