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Musings

March 24, 2020

Flesh and Bone

Illustration by Bhavya Kumar

As her terminally ill father-in-law lies starving on a hospital bed, Vandana Singh-Lal ponders the literal and metaphysical nature of sustenance
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Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion, How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Girl, Unconnected

Text by Anandita Bhalerao

Two breakout books of 2019, Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy and Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion are lessons in what the internet generation was promised, what it got, and where to go from here
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Columns, Crazy Rich Asians, Cultural Divide, Featured, Musings, Navya Mehrotra, Singapore

Singapore’s Great Divide

Text by Navya Mehrotra

The recent hit film Crazy Rich Asians has thrown the spotlight on Singapore’s most divisive fault line — class. Verve ruminates on this after a chance conversation with a taxi driver in the island state
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Paris
November 17, 2018

The Joys Of Discovery While Travelling Solo

Text by Huzan Tata. Illustration by Dhruv Tyagi

Losing your way while on vacation can lead to some happy surprises — the kind that end up as the highlight of your journey. Usually afraid of venturing off the beaten path, Huzan Tata changes her outlook after an experience during a solo trip
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Beijing, Mithila Phadke
August 18, 2018

Settling into her new life in Beijing, Mithila Phadke is constantly surprised by the hidden secrets of its lesser-known winding alleys and the many stories they hold. She writes about how a geographical shift led her to fuel her creative juices
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Jitish Kallat, Aquasaurus, 2008, Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, Asymmetrical Objects

Tasneem Zakaria Mehta, curator of the ongoing exhibition, writes about how it visually addresses issues that plague modern society
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