The Wallace Initiative commissioned
working papers/artistic responses from Bay Area artists about deepening, expanding, and diversifying cultural participation, hoping to generate new ideas and spark conversations between regional artists and arts organizations.
In February 2009, Sandip Roy, editor with New America Media and host of its radio show New America Now on KALW 91.7 FM., wrote a humorous essay exploring the rise of the desi (Indian immigrants) in America and what it’s meant for Indian culture in the Bay Area. Click here to download a PDF of The Dawning of the Age of “a Curry and Us.”
This essay was also included in the South of Market Cultural Center’s (SOMArts) recently released It’s All A Blur exhibition catalog.
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