Multitudes

A Kashmiri View of Pakistan: solidarity without demands

Oct 2016
A Kashmiri View of Pakistan: solidarity without demands

Beyond the Indian polemic about Pakistan’s overinflated role in Kashmir, there is a distraught relationship Kashmiris do in fact have with Pakistan. For Kashmiris, Pakistan’s support is both welcome and a cause for anxiety.
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Reckoning with Zarb-e-Azb | INTRO

By TQ
Jun 2016
Internally displaced Pakistanis, fleeing a military operation in the North Waziristan tribal agency, wait in line outside a World Food Programme aid distribution centre in Bannu on June 25, 2014. The World Food Programme on June 23 began distributing aid for hundreds of thousands of people who have fled a military operation in Pakistan, but there was anger among refugees at long delays.  AFP PHOTO/A MAJEED

A special series on the military venture that, two years later, still hasn't quite ended.
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Enclosure/Erasure: Imran Channa and Partition

Mar 2016
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Artist Imran Channa investigates the historical truth associated with the photograph, and how history itself remains malleable to ideology–despite the ostensibly stubborn veracity of photographic evidence. Issue 10
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Pakistan’s Apartheid Regime

Feb 2016
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The Tribal Areas are subject to a deep-seated racism, and exist in a state of apartheid. Issue 10
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Mother Makli: A Living Heritage

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I went to Makli to look at ruins, but soon realized that the architecture was merely a backdrop to the lives of countless devotees, mystics and ordinary people. Issue 10: Borders and Boundaries
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Pashtuns in Lahore

Jan 2016
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Pashtuns and their work circuits are part of Lahore's Walled City heritage, but they are now under-valued–and targeted. Issue 10
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Mobility and Spatiality among Tribal Pashtuns

Jan 2016
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Horizontal mobility and frequent movement are considered a cosmopolitan lifestyle when practiced by the elite. Not so lower down in the socioeconomic ladder: Mobile Tribal Pashtuns are associated with illegality. Issue 10
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