Dear Life, with Love, from Pain

For the most part in our lives, pain plays a vital role in shaping it, in grinding it and in polishing it. But despite being such an inevitable aspect of white, we still try to stay away from the black. Despite being aware that novelty…

Pakistani Artists: An Endangered Species

“When we were colonial subjects, we could dream of freedom, but now that we were free, what would we dream of? Were we even free?” Said Sadat Hassan Manto, an Urdu short story writer who loved his country, however poor and ignorant. Art is,…

The Game of Life: Your Time Starts Now!

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” said Helen Keller, a blind who taught the world how to see. Life is, for most people, a chessboard. A board where they are free to feed their imagination and think whatever…