Tag: South Asia

Continuity and Change in the Durbar Square at Bhaktapur, Nepal

MAA cares for a few photographs of Bhaktapur's famous Durbar Square. Devi Chakrabarti juxtaposes these with some recent ones, exploring patterns of continuity and change in a vulnerable city.

Devi Chakrabarti

27 February 2024

Feeling at home and the “psychosomatics of arecaidinism”

A large selection of objects at MAA relate to the practice of betel nut chewing. Ayesha Fuentes explores these objects through her own experiences of engaging in this practice.

Ayesha Fuentes

26 December 2023

A Ceremonial Cup of Tea

This post suggests an alternative reading of the life of a woman who lived in Tibet, Sikkim, and Bhutan, analysing it as an encounter between two different tea drinking cultures.

Aayushi Gupta

20 June 2023

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