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Archives: '15 Issue 12

The Hybrid Life, Time and Time again, Lifestyle, Fashion, Decor
April 13, 2016

#TheHybridLife: The Ever-Changing Rules of Lifestyle and Decor

Text by Milika Hariani. Illustration by Farzana Cooper

Lifestyles, fashion and decorating have gone through a huge sea change, somehow encompassing past trends as well as reflecting the multilayered climate of our times

Adhuna Akhtar, Celebrity Stylist
March 15, 2016

Gene Junction: Adhuna Akhtar

Text by Zaral Shah

Celebrity hairstylist, Adhuna Akhtar, talks about her mixed heritage and growing up outside the country

Zain Masud, Art Curator
March 14, 2016

Gene Junction: Zain Masud

Text by Huzan Tata. Photograph by Shamil Gadzhidadaev, Makhachkala

Art curator, Zain Masud talks about her multicultural family and what makes her nostalgic

Uncharted Terrains: acrylic, layered silk screen, drawing, tinted varnishes and archival pigment print on canvas by Sonia Mehra Chawla
March 11, 2016

#TheHybridLife: A Change Of Art

Text by Huzan Tata. Image courtesy: NCPA, Mumbai

From brushstrokes to music beats, here's how the arts are evolving into cross-bred creations...

Jwala Gutta, Badminton Champion

Gene Junction: Jwala Gutta

Text by Huzan Tata. Photograph by HR. Styling by Devki Bhatt

Badminton champ, Jwala Gutta talks about her mixed background and the source of her success

Tara Sharma Saluja, Television Host
March 08, 2016

Actor Tara Sharma talks about her diverse background and the importance of values over heritage

Senso ji Temple, Japan, Tokyo, travel
March 03, 2016

Discover why Tokyo Is A Truly Hybrid City

Text by Nisha Jhangiani. Illustration by Rahul Das

There’s technicolour. There’s tranquillity. Tokyo seamlessly marries the modern with the traditional...

Hybrid, Capital Comment
February 24, 2016

#TheHybridLife: Juggling Several Identities

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Salil Sojwal

On multicultural populations and complex identities...

Ayesha Guilia Kapur, Jewellery Designer

Jewellery Designer Ayesha Guilia Kapur talks about wanting to be a citizen of the world and finding a sense of belonging

Isha Sharvani, Dancer
February 19, 2016

Gene Junction: Isha Sharvani

Text by Simone Louis

Dancer Isha Sharvani talks about being a global person and speaking four languages growing up