Asifa Lahore, UK’s first out Muslim drag artist, came up with an idea to galvanize South Asian drag performers together and create a huge collage video to display the diversity of South Asian drag scene.
As part of Hyderabad Literature Festival 2020 story telling program, performance artist and Drag queen Patruni Chidananda Sastry (drag name S.A.S (Suffocated Art specimen)) started an initiative called as “Drag Tales”
Set in the 1980s, Pose is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene.
Drag personalities are truly gender-less souls whose identity centres around the word ‘artist’, instead of restrictive pronouns. ‘Kushboo’ is my way of re-appropriating the name the bullies at school used to give me. ‘