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The Coming of Corona

In this personal essay, the author reflects on life at the threshold of the covid-19 pandemic.

​Pixação in São Paulo

Pixação is a visual art form born from resistance that contributes to the cultural production of São Paulo.

​COVID-19 and the Rhetoric of Social Overhaul

Considering the pandemic as social critique gives us clues for how not to think about the overhauling of social systems.

Bardo of Lockdown

As the earth seems to be resetting itself through the current global pandemic, perhaps it is a good time to be more mindful of what our “essential” needs truly are.

The Birth of the Dalit Protagonist

Born as a reaction to caste violence, the figure of the Dalit protagonist has come full circle—no longer hateful, it is creative and begets life.

‘Bois Locker Room’

Creating and nurturing a space for open, healthy conversations about sex in our families and homes will help counter misogyny and sexual violence.

Rescripting Inner Narratives

It is important to listen to the stories we tell others and ourselves as they have a deep bearing on our identities.

Lending a Voice to Baahubali

The film Chopsticks initiates a conversation on where our food comes from, drawing attention to the commercial breeding and commodification of animals for human consumption.

The Paan on My Plate

Brought to India from the tea estates of Sri Lanka, paan is a humble bread that tells the story of Indian Tamils who migrated to Ceylon as indentured labour.

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