One is always worried before a meet up; when one is supposed to meet one’s fellow comrades. Young Feminist Meet Up in Delhi was one of those days, when one was bit nervous about meeting new faces. Do all feminists look angry? Do they only talk about violence? Are there Read More
As part of the September 28th movement on access to services related to Abortion, Hidden Pockets performed it first ever spoken word performance on issue of Abortion. Hidden Pockets’ first ever #SpokenWord performance at ‘100 Thousand poets for change’ event organised by Bring Back The Poets, Delhi with Oindrila, Jasmine Read More
Hidden Pockets conducted a workshop with young positive girls using cameras. It was really exciting to talk to the photographers who covered the event, from the idea of “reverting the gaze” to muses becoming the photographer. It was an interesting insight into the world of photography. Check out the podcast Read More
To stroll down an avenue of trees, quiet and secluded is a luxury. But to fight your way through the crowded pavements of Daryaganj on a Sunday, making your way past the stacks of books, finding a muse in them is an even greater luxury. The joy of discovery, surprise Read More
If you are sitting down with a cup of chai and watching the rain, turn on our gramophone and listen to Rhim Jhim from Manzil (1979). An older Bombay comes alive as Moushmi Chatterjee and Amitabh Bachchan walk the streets drenched in Bombay’s harsh but beautiful monsoon. Manzil is a Read More
We somehow feel trapped in the concrete jungles of cities, without giving the city a chance to explain its soul. We walked around to find the lost charm, the faded walls, trying to find a narrative in the mashed stories on the buildings. Photo Walk is an attempt to Read More
Listen to Sylvia Plath read her poem Daddy. Read the poem here.
Here is a song some of us who grew up in South India in the 1980s have heard our parents play on their cassette players. (1993), the movie has ever since been remade in Hindi as Bhool Bhulaiya and in Tamil and Telugu as Chandramukhi. This song is a poem Read More
Mohra’s “Main Cheez Badi Hoon Mast” is one of those exceptional songs where Raveena Tandon is shown serenading herself.