by Amrita Kumar-Ratta - Follow @browngirlmag Including an aunty spice meter, adapted recipes, tips and tricks for dating, dealing with family pressure and unwanted career advice, and a humorous take on cultural...
Graphic designer Badal Patel maintains a day job at a design agency in New York City, but in her free time, she creates Indian-inspired cards, posters, and stationery.
These talented women have captivated a diverse audience with their Bollywood, hip-hop, and classical dance routines. They shared details about their success and experiences so far and the goals they want to accomplish in the future.
‘Gyal Dem’ Artist Amrisa Niranjan Creates Vibrant Reimagined Realities of Caribbean Women in First...
Amrisa Niranjan, a Guyanese-American artist, celebrated the debut of her art series "Gyal Dem," where she transformed black and white photos into colorful, playful illustrations that reclaim the narratives of Caribbean women.
Migrating to Washington D.C. at the age of 14, her curatorial work heavily focuses on migration, particularly from Guyana, and examines the intersections at which art, activism and social change connect. We were happy to speak with Ali recently about the ways in which her chosen profession shines a light on artists of the Guyanese diaspora.
I’ve never done a photoshoot before. I don’t know how to model. Hell, I don’t even like being in front of the camera. At first, I didn’t even recognize myself. I looked incredible! All the things I was insecure about seemed to fade away. The photography was art.
The late Chester Bennington's magical voice spoke to the rebel within me and acted as a calming stimulant in the process of growing up.
Drag for him is more than just a performance art. It Involves baring the deepest recesses of his mind, the one that society tries to intimidate him into repressing.
Elizabeth Jaikaran’s collection of short stories details the lives and the trauma of real Guyanese women, most of whom are her direct ancestors.
When my Punjabi identity gets infused with my love of the arts, I feel a whirlwind of emotion; the possibilities that exist to create, to deconstruct, and to redefine the parameters of what it means to be a girl, a woman, a daughter within the Punjabi community are so exciting.
Amrit Brar is a first generation Punjabi-Canadian illustrator and writer who bounces between the cities of Brampton and Toronto. Her work, while mired in magic, the occult, and supernatural themes, explores...
Kajal pioneers as the first South Asian literary print magazine. The poetry, prose, photography, and art include diverse diasporic experiences.
Aman Chahal is a Toronto-based passionate young artist who’s changing the game with a stroke of a brush.
Founded in California’s Bay Area as an adjacent group to the popular Muslim Writers Collective, G.A.M.A. exists as a safe space for Muslim artistic expression.
by Aysha Qamar – Follow @ayshaa17 Growing up desi in the western world can be tough. Many of the experiences we face are not often caught or featured in the media. This has...
I have seen this time and time again, where Indian American children go into their college years completely sheltered and unready for free will. They have only one goal in mind—becoming a physician, an engineer, a techy or something that guarantees a steady income. But why?
by Sruveera Sathi Earlier this week, I sat down to help a friend with her honor’s thesis on the experience of 1.5 Generation Indian Americans with the American public school system....
With an affinity for classical art forms naturally swimming through her veins, it is no surprise that Raghavan has become a celebrated Bharatanatyam performer herself. Her Bharatanatyam show, "Voices," choreographed in partnership with her mother, Usha Raghavan, premiered in London last year and was received with resounding positivity.