Polymath Tales.

For all the experimental work I have done across the sectors, engineering, environmental, non profit, public policy and creative practice, I sometimes feel the space for trying out new skills and techniques is shrinking as the age of the specialist is inhibitory. Problems are multidisciplinary and several approaches need to be taken to understand how … More Polymath Tales.

The Children of Gold

Children who grow up in the Gulf are a cocooned species, within the family, community events and schools. The Father is usually overworked and too worried about his next mortgage payment to worry about his kids. The kids of south Asian decent grow up speaking better English and Arabic rather than Malayalam. Hometown visits once … More The Children of Gold

The Eatery

Malayali Owner, Bangladeshi staff, cook from Kolkata. Mixed clientele from the truck driver, the daily wager to the office worker. Businesses navigate the everyday. #karakchaitales

Energy.

Youth means dreams are audacious Adulting means bills increase Aspirations contract As the current account In the last days of the month Dreams, are energy Colonial thinking is’nt merely Geography, but in imagination as well Reality shrinks our dreams Shrinks hope In self Prophecy, our potential In income As everyday, materiality Hence, the audacity of … More Energy.

Important Quote

The history of the Indian Diaspora is not one of software engineers in USA, UK and Canada, and sometimes an occasional entrepreneur or businessman….. but of a subaltern history in Africa and the Caribbean: Ram Guha in the NIF conversation with Amrita Shah