Articles tagged Queens Museum
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While We Slept

By Muna Gurung | September 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘We pulled together as much of our body parts as we could. We collected everything we lost in sleep, everything we gained, as a three hour-long silence spread over Kathmandu.’

Indexing a Life

By Swati Khurana | September 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘The bags of paper are bodies, sitting on ledges, tucking their legs into themselves, folding smaller, hugging themselves for comfort.’

The Degenerates

By Hari Kunzru | September 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘Whether they know it or not, they are Middle-English archetypes, judges of good taste. Self appointed gatekeepers. In a word, critics. They know art when they see it and frankly it’s not brown.’

At the Queens Museum

By Amitava Kumar | September 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘Here in New York, however, the boat had a different meaning: a migrant who, despite all the baggage he must carry, is still afloat.’

Good Girls Don’t Say Such Things

By Chaya Babu | September 10, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

‘We saw innocence and wisdom in the dark, leather-faced fishermen in Colaba, their broken down canoes resting ashore amidst tin shanties with colorful blankets bleached by the sun and salt of the Arabian Sea’

Awake After Midnight

By Arnav Adhikari | September 1, 2015 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Modern Indian artists looked westward after Partition, away from the nation. An exhibit of two periods of avant-garde Indian art juxtaposes their work with contemporary artists, who ask how India can awake as a nation.

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