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Politicizing Art: DarkMatter and Words of Resistance

(Siraj Sindhu)– In my last essay, I argued that the demand that Muslims living in the West must denounce extremism and defend “real” Islam presupposes diffuse moral responsibility and guilt upon all Muslims, and simultaneously reifies oppressively Islamophobic presumptions about Muslims. 643 more words

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DARKMATTER at La MaMa

Leftist politics and righteous anger from a queer, South Asian perspective are what drive the performance poetry of DARKMATTER, a talented and explosive duo consisting of Janani Balasubramanian and Alok Vaid-Menon. 453 more words

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