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Rest In Peace: Pakistani author Intizar Hussain passes away at 92

Feb 02, 2016

Rest In Peace: Pakistani author Intizar Hussain passes away at 92

Pakistani author Intizar Hussain, widely recognised as one of the greatest Urdu writers in history, died on Tuesday in Lahore. #Pakistan #InMemoriam #partition #Intizar Hussain #Man Booker #Aliya Begum #Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Facing criticism for 'white' Oscars, Academy vows to double women, minority members by 2020

Jan 23, 2016

Facing criticism for 'white' Oscars, Academy vows to double women, minority members by 2020

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday promised sweeping reforms designed to help diversify its membership in the face of a major controversy over the second straight year of all-white Oscar acting nominations. #Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences #Oscars #Ddiyouknow #Shareworthy #Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Legendary danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away at 97

Jan 21, 2016

Legendary danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away at 97

Legendary danseuse and cultural doyen Mrinalini Sarabhai, a Padma Bhushan awardee, died on Thursday at a hospital in Ahmedabad following age-related complications, #InMemoriam #Mallika Sarabhai #Padma Bhushan #Mrinalini Sarabhai #Darpana Academy of Performing Arts #Vikram Sarabhai
After criticism of white Oscars, Academy president promises 'big changes'

Jan 19, 2016

After criticism of white Oscars, Academy president promises 'big changes'

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs is "heartbroken and frustrated" following days of backlash over diversity in the 2016 Oscar nominees. She says the Academy will take “dramatic steps" to alter the make-up of its membership. #BuzzPatrol #Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences #Oscars #Cheryl Boone Isaacs
How artist Shilo Shiv Suleman's Fearless Collective broke barriers in Pakistan

Jan 10, 2016

How artist Shilo Shiv Suleman's Fearless Collective broke barriers in Pakistan

Shilo Shiv Suleman's The Fearless Collective, collaborated with Pakistan activist Nida Mushtaq for a one-of-a-kind street art project that reflects the theme of fearlessness. #Pakistan #Q&A #Karachi #art #Lahore #Rawalpindi #FWeekend #Shilo Shiv Suleman #The Fearless Collective #Bubbly Malik
Poet arrested as Iran targets free speech - rights group | Reuters

Jan 10, 2016

Poet arrested as Iran targets free speech - rights group | Reuters

DUBAI An Iranian poet who backed a reformist candidate in 2009's disputed presidential election has been detained amid a crackdown on artists and activists, a U.S.-based rights group said. The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI) said late on Friday that Hila Sedighi had been arrested at Tehran's Imam Khomeini Airport on Jan. 7 as she returned from the United Arab Emirates #Politics #United States #Islam #Europe #art
Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show | Reuters

Dec 15, 2015

Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show | Reuters

OAXACA, Mexico Bloodshot faces, baked into ceramic pots, grimace in pain. Gnarled fingers poke from ashen clay. #Politics #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #United Kingdom #art #author
Love has an address this December: The Sensorium in Goa

Dec 14, 2015

Love has an address this December: The Sensorium in Goa

If you are in search of love, this is the address to be if you are in Goa this December: Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts. #BuzzPatrol #Life #Goa #art #Panaji #love #Sensorium