Arts

The Trouble with Free Speech

"Free speech is neither an invention of the Western world nor is the Muslim world necessarily at odds with it. The key is to realize the weight that a "progressive" Muslim voice has in this discourse."

Committed to Life

"Aniruddha Das of the SAMAR Collective speaks with Aniruddha Das of Asian Dub Foundation"

Freedom of Speechlessness

An art student is arrested for paintings considered anti-Hindu, raising concerns that the freedom of speech is being replaced by the communalization of censorship.

Junglee Girl, Funny Boy

Novels by Ginu Kamani and Shyam Selvadurai

Breaking Through Unnatural Borders

Theatre spoken word artist, YaliniDream, explores truth, spirituality, activism, gender, sexuality, love and Sri Lanka. Her stage presence is at once a resounding cry for action and a soulful prayer for all things lost. Rarely without politicized intentions, her work, nevertheless finds room for reverie. She sat with art critic Natasha Bissonauth to discuss her views on inter-disciplinary art and collaboration as they relate to her political dreams for a different Sri Lanka.

You Can Not Escape Responsibility

A Conversation with Shabana Azmi

Song of Freedom: An End to Revisionist History

A documentary film brings archival footage into the light and helps Bangladesh remember in its 25th year of liberation.

Nostalgia in the Land of Cool

A review of Sunaina Maira's Desis in the House

Karachi Nights

An Interview with Hasan Zaidi, the Director of The Long Night, Pakistan's First Digital Feature Film

Political Gestures

Aparna Sindhoor's Vision of Contemporary Bharatanatyam Dance

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