Strains of Melancholy: Thumri and the Indian Music of Waiting
Thumri explores the dual sides of love: union as well as the pangs of separation.
that explores how South Asia’s artistic traditions have shaped his understanding of queerness.
Rajat come out.
Hello,how are you feeling?
Tu me manques—
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Gedney immortalizes the carefree embraces between bodies of men who lean into one another in gentle, carefree repose.
For three centuries, the ghazal has been the most prestigious and popular genre of Urdu poetry.
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Beauty and its pursuit can be art, a delight, a terrific party. But a party you must attend every day isn’t a party at all. It’s an unpaid job.
I was leaving femininity behind, grateful to have an example like my grandpa to grow toward.