Monsoon Wedding the Musical – a hit or miss for this generation?
Showing this month at St Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, Mair Nair adapts Monsoon Wedding, the 2001 beloved Bollywood movie about a cross-cultural wedding, for an off-broadway audience. Arjun Bhasin designs costumes, Vishal Bhardawaj
4 New York City Galleries showcasing South Asian Femininity
Art has always been fascinated by the feminine. But, the ones to wield the brush and unveil the mystique have historically been men. New York City’s art scene is rightfully challenging that
Novellara Celebrates Italian-Sikh Radical Imagination
More extensive Western rhetoric often sees South Asians as the model minority. We’re upstanding citizens, usually doctors and engineers, and we keep our heads down, work hard, and are exceptionally polite. Yet,
Daytimers: An Intergenerational Love of the British-South Asian Diaspora
COVID-19 stole socialization from us. Night after night, we’d stay home, slowly forgetting what painful heels feel like and the social cues needed to survive a night out. But, for a collective
Raf Saperra Is Here To Shift Culture [@rafsaperra]
Seamlessly fusing cultures and sounds, Raf Saperra’s debut mixtape, Ruff Around The Edges, is gaining acclaim globally. GUAP sits with the artist to dig deeper into his creative process and journey. GUAP: There’s a lot out
Eli Sethna’s [@elisethna] Photographs Make You Freeze And Dig Deeper
If you’re lucky to encounter Eli, he’s likely to be dripped out with vintage sunglasses perched on his nose and a camera in hand. From working with Coach x Basquiat to Grey Goose,
The Revival of the Gajra in Mainstream
It isn’t an old Indian romance without the tall, dark, and handsome leading man coyly stringing a gajra or garland of jasmine flowers in the heroine’s braid. Or maybe, as warm rain
Building A Borderless World and Brand with Kanika Karvinkop
With a frooti juice box in one hand and a mock neck sweater that you know is vintage, Kanika Karvinkop was the absolute picture of excellent meets nostalgia—just like her brand, No Borders.