Africans of India

sbcltr explores The Sidi Project by Luke Duggleby on Africans that have lived in India for centuries Intrigued by scattered reports on the internet about people of African origin living in South Asia, British... Read More...

Superheroes in Delhi

sbcltr speaks to an artist confronting the calamity of pollution in Delhi through superheroes Thirty-eight-year-old Rajkamal Aich is a New Delhi based artist and graphic designer who moved to the city thirteen... Read More...

New Wave Asia: Essential Playlist

What to expect at the traveling music festival Known for its impressive line-up that always has Asia’s freshest talent, New Wave Asia has been the darling of the indie music festival scene. Organised by Mumbai... Read More...

Unfolding The Saree

A zine that is designed to encourage a positive discourse on the traditional garment and the women who wear it Creatively concocted by Mira Malholtra of design atelier Studio Kohl, Unfolding the Saree is a zin... Read More...

The Problem With Kashmir

Daanish Bin Nabi on why the valley is a ticking time bomb that might explode any second Since the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahiddin commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani on July 08, 2016, the bloodshed has continued unab... Read More...

The sbcltr Mixtape

This month, the sbcltr list of essential music is a playlist from a pakistani feminist collective Anybody who documents the work of South Asian women artists deserves a shout out. For this reason alone, we're ... Read More...

Jhandewalan: The Flag Makers

Srishti Bhardwaj captures the flag makers and the spirit of commerce in this season of patriotism As India celebrates its 70th year of independence, the markets are filled with the national flag for sale. This... Read More...

The Partition Museum Project

It is a place of collective memory, where broken fragments come together to narrate the history of the Indian subcontinent through objects and memories, writes Suyashi Smridhi “According to the Hindus, the Mus... Read More...

The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the southern ... Read More...

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian government through #NotInMyName Sparks flew and we were silent. Promises were crushed and we sto... Read More...