Exhibition Review: “From Kabul to Kolkata: Of Belonging, Memories and Identity”

Swareena Gurung, MA South Asian Area Studies In 1892, Rabindranath Tagore’s short story, “The Kabuliwala” introduced to the Indian literary landscape the enduring figure of the peddler from Kabul. Since then, the loving bond between Tagore’s young heroine, Mini and her Kabuliwala has been reprised through translations and cinematic adaptations. The photography exhibition “From Kabul […]

Exhibition Review: Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions

When asked during an interview, “Why the name ‘Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions’”, Athi Patra Ruga answered: “I wanted to introduce to London a definitive body that speaks about men and the ideologies we put in power. My life’s work is then to create safe spaces (I’m getting bored of the word utopia), where me […]