Published Writing

PERSONAL ESSAYS

Finding my feetLove Camden (Camden Council, London), July 2017

PHOTOGRAPHY & LENS-BASED MEDIA

Takashi Homma: Letting in the lightCotonoha, February 2018 

Gauri Gill: Play-acting the everydayArt Radar, February 2018

"A fly on the wall": Interview with Sooni Taraporevala on Mumbai, VR and moreArt Radar, August 2017

Mounira al Solh: Continuity, collaboration and "peculiar personal narratives"Art Radar, May 2017 

In pictures: Fu Wenjun's 'digital painting photography' in BeijingArt Radar, March 2017

Museum Bhavan: Dayanita Singh's photobooks and their ever-evolving narrativesArt Radar, March 2016

Negation and nostalgia: Interview with Palestinian photographer Rula HalawaniArt Radar, February 2016

7 East Asian photographers from the Deutsche Bank Collection 1970-2010Art Radar, December 2015

Laura Boushnak: I Read I Write (pp. 48-53)Tribe, November 2015

Not quite forgotten: Stories of survival through the lens of Tamas DezsoThe Calvert Journal, September 2015

Interview with Sama AlshaibiAesthetica Online, June 2015 

Review of BAFTA-nominated The LunchboxAesthetica Short Film Festival, February 2015

Visual fables: Photographer Karen Knorr's song for IndiaArt Radar, January 2015

Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life 1990-2005 in SingaporeAesthetica Online, October 2014

Silke Schmickl on body politics, video and the moving image at Beirut Art Fair 2014Art Radar, September 2014

4 West African photographers to know now, Art Radar, March 2014

In the shadow of war: Interview with photographer Jamal Penjweny on Iraq today, Art Radar, February 2014 

Art Basel Hong Kong announces first Film sector, Art Radar, January 2014

Translucent: India's first video art festival, Art Radar, December 2013  

A constellation of stories: India's Amar Kanwar exhibits in Yorkshire, Art Radar, November 2013

Collective Creativity: Delhi Photo Festival 2013, Art Radar, October 2013

ART

Staying in with Mario de MirandaThe Saffronart Blog and SarmayaApril 2020

5 ways to view amazing art onlineThe Saffronart Blog, March 2020

The botanical imaginationWrite Art Connect (Serendipity Arts Foundation), September 2019

Safwan Dahoul: So close and still so farArt Radar, April 2018

14 Parsi artists dialogue in DelhiArt Radar, May 2016

After Damascus: Tammam Azzam's first paintings since his exile on show in DubaiArt Radar, January 2016

Femininity, cyber-addiction and meditation: 4 Korean artists in GreeceArt Radar, September 2015

India and Pakistan to collaborate at the 56th Venice BiennaleArt Radar, December 2014

San Art collaborates with Paddle8 for first Southeast Asian auctionArt Radar, December 2014

Nalini Malani's retrospective You Can't Keep Acid in a Paper Bag in DelhiAesthetica Online, September 2014

3 emerging Hong Kong artists explore intimacy in the age of mediationArt Radar, September 2014

The V&A's Islamic art exhibition goes on tour in RussiaArt Radar, May 2014 

Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2014: Hong Kong's Adrian Wong wins top awardArt Radar, May 2014

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014: First time participant galleries prepare for the fairArt Radar, May 2014

10 African artists to know at Dak'Art 2014, SenegalArt Radar, May 2014 

Artist Nadim Abbas talks cocktails, bunkers and weevilsArt Radar, May 2014 

Serenading visitors at Lee Mingwei's first Beijing showArt Radar, May 2014

Manila's mean streets (3): 7 Filipino street artistsArt Radar, May 2014  

Manila's mean streets (2): Interview with the founders of the Filipino Street Art ProjectArt Radar, April 2014

Manila's mean streets (1): The Filipino Street Art ProjectArt Radar, April 2014

Yokohama Triennale announces artists for 2014 editionArt Radar, April 2014 

Taiwan's first "Art Bank" opens in TaichungArt Radar, April 2014

Performance art and the museum: Para Site conference, Hong KongArt Radar, April 2014

Gabi Ngcobo on historical legacies: Para Site conference, Hong KongArt Radar, April 2014

"My Country": Indigenous Australian art in AucklandArt Radar, April 2014 

Melbourne on the global art map with Australia's newest triennialArt Radar, March 2014 

Chinese artists at Armory Focus 2014: Alexandre Errera's watch listArt Radar, March 2014

Qatar announces new artist residence centre amid booming cultural infrastructureArt Radar, March 2014

Christie's opens first Asia-based gallery in Hong KongArt Radar, March 2014 

Contemporary art in...Delhi: Art Radar GuideArt Radar, March 2014

Indian artist Jayasri Burman on mythology and imaginationArt Radar, March 2014 

6 artists contemplate freedom in "Waiting for the Wind"Art Radar, March 2014 

Central Asia in focus at Art Dubai: Marker 2014Art Radar, March 2014 

Armory Show 2014: China steals the limelight? Media round upArt Radar, March 2014

Contemporary visual culture from Turkey and beyondArt Radar, March 2014 

Sydney Biennale faces boycott over sponsorship controversyArt Radar, February 2014 

Tate to work with Indian culture ministry on art initiativesArt Radar, February 2014 

Southeast Asian women in the diaspora: Troubling Borders book reviewArt Radar, February 2014

Contemporary Muslim calligraphy debuts in MalaysiaArt Radar, February 2014

INSERT2014: Re-imagining Delhi as a cultural spaceArt Radar, February 2014

South Asia in focus: 5 curated shows at Dhaka Art Summit 2014Art Radar, February 2014 

Dystopia in Beijing: Cao Fei's Haze and Fog - book reviewArt Radar, January 2014

India's largest public art project lands at Mumbai airportArt Radar, January 2014

Art Stage Singapore 2014 builds bridges in Asia?Art Radar, January 2014

10 great artists at Art Stage Singapore 2014Art Radar, January 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa's first contemporary art museum opens in BeninArt Radar, January 2014 

Art after the storm: Filipino artists respond to Typhoon HaiyanArt Radar, January 2014 

Making art accessible: Interview with Neha Kirpal on the India Art FairArt Radar, January 2014

"Beyond official culture": Interview with Philip Tinari on Chinese contemporary artArt Radar, January 2014

Unpacking contemporary art: Ode to Art video lectureArt Radar, December 2013 

Oxford's Ashmolean Museum acquires world class collection of Chinese artArt Radar, December 2013 

Okwui Enwezor named first African-born director of the Venice BiennaleArt Radar, December 2013

Oman donates $1.8 million to the Smithsonian's African art museumArt Radar, December 2013 

Negotiating urban identity: 5 young Hong Kong artistsArt Radar, December 2013

Total eclipse: The "Black Sun" across culturesArt Radar, December 2013

Between displacement and dissent: 8 Syrian contemporary artistsArt Radar and Seismopolite, November 2013

Taiwan's White Fungus art magazine to go globalArt Radar, November 2013 

Asian artists on the world stage at New York's Performa 13Art Radar, November 2013 

Currency Crisis: Southeast Asian artists talk money in BangkokArt Radar, November 2013

LITERATURE & CULTURE

Pinned post: The evolving art of brooches, The Saffronart Blog, October 2019

What is the use of a book without pictures?, The Saffronart Blog, June 2019

New Year's Eve at the opera: Our 6 favorites, Blouin Artinfo, December 2016

Art and books: 10 magnificent libraries around the world, Blouin Artinfo, December 2016

Threads of continuity: A look at Zoroastrian heritage through three exhibitions, REORIENT, June 2016 

A is for arsenic: Crime Writers Festival 2016The Hindu, January 2016 

Witnessing Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna at the Athens Epidaurus Festival in GreeceAesthetica, October 2015

Sahana Balasubramanya: The language of dance, Bricolage Magazine, June 2013

On opera in Greece: An interview with Sophie TsikniaBricolage MagazineMarch 2013 

Time to get the ball rollingSouth Asian Literature Festival, London, 2012

Staying put but travelling far, South Asian Literature Festival, London, 2012

Early Parsi theatre: A talk by Kathryn HansenSOAS Spirit, edition 5, 2011

Parsi Heritage: Book launchIIC Diary, vol. xxv no. 4 (India International Centre), 2011

Joyous Flame: Book launchFEZANA Journal, 2011

Parsi Panorama, Parsiana, August 2011

Parsiana FestivalIIC Diary, vol. xxv no. 2 (India International Centre), 2011

Glimpses with Dushyant and Hemant Mehta, Parsi Panorama, 2011 

Raising the curtain on Parsi theatre in CalcuttaParsi Panorama, 2011

Interview with Sampurna ChattarjiThe Jabberwock, Vol. II issue 03, 2010

TRAVEL

24 hours in Hanoi: A culture lover's travel guide, The Culture Trip, August 2015

Prague's Golden Lane: Czech identity through the ages, The Culture Trip, December 2013

Caught in words: 8 literary things to do in and around London, The Culture Trip, May 2013

POETRY & FICTION

Two poems and a short storySphynxation, May 2016

Phoenix, Atavic Poetry, October 2013

Wild irisMiracle, issue 7, October 2013

The dream catcherEvery Day Fiction, September 2010

Her gown, Dwarf Stars Anthology, 2007

Six haiku, Simply Haiku, 2006