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The Whole Truth - Lawrence Abu Hamdan

by Himali Singh Soin
You avert your eyes when I ask you if you're really no longer in love with those that broke your heart. You twitch a little after you've stolen, heave and churn inside before accepting that job you don't want. It is the gap between the truth and your realisation of it that makes for dramatic irony, that makes for the narratives within which you swallow and strut through life. And if you lived sensitively, the truth – the direction of the grain upon which it's all written – reveals itself.... [more]
Posted by Himali Singh Soin on 2/22/14

Khoj Calling

        Want to have a hand in cutting-edge creativity in Delhi?  Get involved with Khoj-- the little white building where innovation has become an institution over more than a decade. Don't miss Peers 2010, where hot young artists (and a critic) strut their stuff.  If you like what you see, consider applying for the Curatorial Residency...   Peers 2010 Artists: Neha Thakar (Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda) Rabindra Patra (College of art, Budijam) Agat Sharma (NIFT,... [more]
Posted by Sophia Powers on 5/17/10

Black Transport

by Himali Singh Soin
        The creativity of auto drivers, rickshaw pullers, truckers, and trolley carriers is born in the waiting time that constitutes the transportation industry. In between jobs, they adorn their vehicles with painted images of gods and superstitious objects like lemon and chilies to ward off evil, with chips and toffee wrappers to add color, and with advertisements, till their vehicle by day, and often their place of rest at night, is their own. Filled with color and a renewed hope amidst... [more]
Posted by Himali Singh Soin on 4/19/10
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