CULTURE, POLITICS, THE ARTS

King Crimson and the 21st Century Schizoid Man

King Crimson is an English progressive rock band formed in 1968, renown for its experimental style and approaches to music. It is also one of my favourite bands ever — their music definitely isn’t for everyone, but I would encourage people to give it a shot regardless! Their stylistic choices make it so that even […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, THE ARTS

Nike Basketball | The Window

How do you pick yourself back up after what feels like a devastating loss, miss-step, or mistake made due to a lack of knowledge or experience? For many poor, underprivileged people of color who are trying to make it out, the weight of a mistake feels crushing because it can be the difference between a […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself

Keerat Kaur – a Polymath Leaning Into Herself by Ushbah Al-Ain Keerat Kaur’s work is rooted in her practice of contemplation. Kaur excels in bringing into form archetypal imagery from the formless. The depth reflected throughout her work speaks of her dedication to expansion as an artist. I first came across Kaur’s work almost a decade […]

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CULTURE, MENTAL HEALTH, OPINION

The M Word

Featured Illustration: Daniela Jordan~Villaveces I’m in my early 20s. Still in university. Single so far. Muslim. Indian.  And marriage is a trigger word to me. Not really. It’s not that the very word induces panic. Or that I can’t fathom the idea of it or that I’m against it. But when I’m made to think […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT

Saris from all corners of India – the story of IndiNook

IndiNook isn’t Disha Khanse’s first foray into the fashion industry. Before IndiNook Disha ran a small business called Trinket Square that sold fashion jewellery and accessories. Trinket Square ran for four successful years but personal issues cropped up in Disha’s life and she had to take a break from everything business. Disha is quite vocal […]

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