'19 Issue 02
The hill town in North-East India has famously been declared the domain of innocuously rebellious rock music. But Shillong's contradictions are better represented through the cultural strains of metal, finds Silvester Phanbuh. He links up with Nangsan Lyngwa and Dolreich Bianglang Kharmawphlang (Malice), two members of local death metal band Plague Throat, to talk guitars, gigs and social issues....
As her name suggests, she is a dastango: an artiste who is associated with the ancient Urdu form of storytelling that first emerged in the 16th century.
Creating artworks heavy with word-play, this San Francisco artist with an Indian upbringing is tapping into a humour that appeals to the 'Indo-Western-influenced Shahrukh-Kanye soul'