writers building East India Company National Geographic April 1973 Raghubir Singh
He does smile his face into more lines than is in the new map with the augmentation of the Indies
all india radio, delhi 1959
"Diasporic intimacy does not promise a comforting recovery of identity through shared nostalgia for the lost home and homeland. It might be seen as the mutual enchantment of two immigrants from different parts of the world or as the sense of the fragile coziness of a foreign home. just as one learns to live with alienation and reconciles oneself to the uncanniness of the world around and to the strangeness of the human touch, there comes a surprise, a pang of intimate recognition, a hope that sneaks in through the back door, punctuating the habitual estrangement of everyday life."
Svetlana Boym, “On Diasporic Intimacy” (via o8x)
"The Witness, Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi" by Karen Knorr from "India Song 2008-2012"
Virginia Woolf and her sister Vanessa playing cricket.
what terrible front drive form
SBTRKT - Hold The Line
mudras said: it has, it has. yep! how about you? what have you been up to recently? I was in delhi for a bit during winter break actually.
no fucking way, when were you there? i was home all of break working on my bombay sapphire game/ researching state formation in jharkhand+uttaranchal. didja get to go to amar shonar bangla?
Louis Armstrong plays for his wife, Lucille, in front of the Sphinx and Great pyramids in Giza, Egypt, 1961.
Atlas of My World (2001) and Dividing Line (2001) by Zarina Hashmi, these are, in my opinion, her most powerful pieces