The Stance Podcast: Ep. 17: SXonomics, Modern Mumbai, A Ballet Collaboration with Zakir Hussain, Playwright Natasha Gordon

Last month, SXonomics met the Stance Podcast team. Stance Podcast is an independent arts, culture and current affairs podcast exploring diverse, global perspectives. Presented as a transatlantic conversation between broadcasters, Chrystal Genesis in London and Heta Fell in San Francisco, Stance aims to inform, entertain and inspire action. We met Chrystal and her team on ... Read More

SXonomics On The Reproductive Justice Happy Hour Podcast

I’ve been quiet on the blog, haven’t I? It’s been a very busy first half of the year. I’m not complaining because it keeps me from worrying about other things that I can do nothing about. And the work has been good and fulfilling. Ishmeet and I got invited to speak on The Reproductive Justice ... Read More

Stage Fright And A Lily

I found gratitude in February. Here are all things that were life last month. A conversation on safe spaces – One of Mumbai’s performance/art spaces and Shamir’s former employer hosted a discussion on safety in performing spaces. We shared experiences, fears, ideas and some hopes for this landscape that we are all committed to. SXArena: The ... Read More

LA-based GirlTalkHQ covers SXonomics: ‘Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy’

Late last month, LA-based GirlTalkHQ spotted SXonomics and carried our story: “Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy” They say of us, “While SXonomics touch on topics that are universally understood, such as shaming other women for their choices, there are issues that are specifically directed toward an ... Read More

Scroll.in Covers SEXONOMICS: ‘With humour and sass, Sexonomics the Band aims to make feminism fun for Indian women’

Scroll.in did a story about SEXONOMICS this week. SEXONOMICS is my collaboration with friend and fellow feminist-poet Dr.Ishmeet Nagpal. “With humour and sass, Sexonomics the Band aims to make feminism fun for Indian women” SEXONOMICS made its debut at Mumbai’s most prestigious venue, the National Center for Performing Arts at the South Asia Laadli Media ... Read More

Poets Talk — Quoted In The Afternoon Despath & Courier ‘More Power To Poetry’

The Afternoon Despatch & Courier (Afternoon DC) ran a story today about the emergence of poetry as a modern art form. I’m quoted alongside viral stars Aranya Johan, Sudeep Pagedar and InkStation founder Harshit Anurag. It’s great to see something that we are all so passionate about, receive widespread recognition. ============================================================================ If you liked this ...

The Stage Was My Doorway Out

I’ve had a rather nice September after the rough times before that. Looks like my health diagnosis was a step in the right direction. I took a break from the Open Mic scene for a month which is why there haven’t been too many poetry videos. But if you saw this post, you’ll know September ... Read More