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How queer artist Param Sahib deconstructs masculinist tropes with style

Queer artist and designer Param Sahib deconstructs tropes of toxic masculinity with style, says Amrita Singh

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Amrita Singh 

Sahib’s artistic depictions of the Sikh man cock a snook at the cliché of the hypermasculine Sardar. He is sexual, liberated, feminist and gay
Sahib’s artistic depictions of the Sikh man cock a snook at the cliché of the hypermasculine Sardar. He is sexual, liberated, feminist and gay

A few weeks ago, an eye-catching portrait of a Sikh man, dressed in golden overalls, purple sneakers and purple patka (head cover) made it to my feed. I promptly fell down a rabbit hole. I began by scrolling through his handle, @parambanana.

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First Published: Fri, June 12 2020. 21:36 IST
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