Artist in Focus: Dr. Tarwadi

 In conversation with Dr.  Alihussein Tarwadi Art or science? People often make this crucial choice early in life and often, it’s set in stone. Some gifted individuals pursue both and what’s more, they make their art compliment science. Master of both, Dr. Tarwadi is an…

July 2, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- The More We Know, The More We Don’t Know

Words Arwa A.   Photograph Fatema A. I like fancy prose and fancier chocolate, neuroscience and anthropology but most especially, blue; the hue of the world at its edges and in its depths, the tint of longing for the distances you never arrive in. ABCedarian…

July 1, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- I Bend So I Don’t Break

Words Zahra K.   Photograph Alifiya S and Fatema A. By qualification I am a Home-Science graduate with a specialization in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics from Nirmala Niketan College of Home-Science, Mumbai. 6 years after I left college and 4 years after I got married, I…

June 23, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- Two Tongues Are Better Than One

Words Sakina M.   Photograph Fatema A.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a…

June 13, 2017

Sister Duo: Pretty Gilded

In conversation with Pretty Gilded. Photography by Pretty Gilded. Pretty Gilded – a gilded art form created by two entrepreneurial sisters from Hyderabad. They create paper products with modern and contemporary designs, infused with the touch of tradition. Their dazzling wedding invitation card would make you…

June 12, 2017
Guest Blog

Turbulence- Guest Posts

This week’s guest blog post is a testament to you, our loyal readers. After sending out a call for submissions, we were in the unenviable position of having to pick one because we received so many fantastic pieces. As such, we decided to make…

June 11, 2017
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“ABCedarian”- Mind Over Batter

Words Batul S.   Photograph Fatema A. Batul S., bless her sweet soul, is a harbinger of peculiar muscle spasms. Bubbly, bouncy and of course, beautiful, the ‘B’ words that make her and her name. ABCedarian Theme Foreword: Abecedarian – defined as a person who is…

June 10, 2017

The Shubbak of Jamea

Words Sakina M and Mariam Y.  Photograph Mariam Y. The time we wait for, Throughout the year, Is the one nazar of Moula, Through the shubbak of Jamea.   Burying our heads deep in our books, But in our hearts, we all know  We’ll sail…

June 8, 2017

Look Again

Photography and Words Fatima L.  This project, shot with iPhone almost exclusively, is titled ‘Look Again’. The photos are edited in such a way to bring out a contrast between natural and man-made structures, or to bring out aspects of the subjects in a different…

June 7, 2017

rida x sneakers – ed.2

Lookbook June 2017 Outfit Fatema A.   Photography Sakina K.  Words Safiya A.  Sunny days often call for light colours and a fresh look, and of course a starbucks frappe. This month’s lookbook features a self embroidered fabric perfect for hot days with an elegant scalloped lace…

June 5, 2017