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Bholo::Speak: Letters between Taz Ahmed & Rohin Guha

Bholo::Speak is a lo-fi epistolary audio art exchange between Rohin Guha and Taz Ahmed. Listen to the first set below and click here to listen to the second set of letters. **Transcripts currently unavailable.     Click here to listen to the second set of letters. Tanzila ‘Taz’ Ahmed is an activist, storyteller, and politico […]

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Breaking Through to the Other: Part II

A conversation between Sophia Remolde and AE on identity, community, art, empathy and learning to exist between and beyond binaries. Part two is centered around process and transcendence. Read part one here.     AE: I would love to hear more about your path as an artist. What are some of the struggles you’ve faced […]

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Breaking Through to the Other: Part I

A conversation between Sophia Remolde and AE on identity, community, art, empathy and learning to exist between and beyond binaries. Part one is centered around perceptions and challenges of art-making. Part two continues here.   Humans have a deep evolutionary habit of labeling things so that they can feel safe and survive. What happens when […]

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As[I]Am Podcast, Drop That Hyphen: Race, Nation, and Generation

Hosted and edited by Arita Balaram. Guest featured in episode 3 is Fredrick D. Kakinami Cloyd. Drop that Hyphen is As[I]Am’s podcast where hosts will be in conversation with artists and activists around the country about their work and how they think about social justice topics. In this episode, Arita and Fred discuss intersections of race, nation, […]

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As[I]Am Podcast, Drop That Hyphen: Violence & Memory

Hosted and edited by Veda Kumarjiguda. Guests featured in episode 2 are Alex Ngo and Fredrick D. Kakinami Cloyd. Drop that Hyphen is As[I]Am’s podcast where host Veda will be in conversation with artists and activists around the country about their work and how they think about social justice topics. In the second episode, guests […]

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Family Wounds: Healing from Capitalism

My mom turns to my cousin and exclaims, “At least I’m not as crazy as your mom! She was running a whole restaurant by herself. Doing everything! Even I couldn’t do that. I don’t know how she did that!” My aunt in question takes a sip of her tea and responds, “I had to. What […]

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As[I]Am Podcast, Drop That Hyphen Ep 1: On Community

Hosted and edited by Veda Kumarjiguda. Guests featured in episode 1 are Jordan Alam and Alex. Drop that Hyphen is As[I]Am’s new podcast where host Veda will be in conversation with artists and activists around the country about their work and how they think about social justice topics. On this first episode, we are discussing […]

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The Myth of the Asian Migrant Sex Worker

by anna saini Amongst her six sisters my mother was the undisputed champion of sari tying. When it was time to put on a sari for a function I would play mannequin for her to drape and wind the fabric through the maze of her hands to produce the delicate design of pleats and cloth […]

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Thoughts on the Supreme Court Judgment on Transgender Recognition and Rights

Last month the Indian Supreme Court ruled that legal recognition would be available to transgender people. Government forms and identity documents will now carry a third gender box, and the court also urged the government to set aside quotas within education and public jobs, as well as to lower barriers to medical care.

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The Constant Presence of U.S. Drones in the Sky by H.H. Bhojani

This article discusses the effects of living under drone warfare on one Pakistani family. It originally appeared on Alternet. Its content may be sensitive to some readers.

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