'Darkness masked in lightness': the designer using a board game to avoid arranged marriage

By Nadja Sayej

The New York-based Pakistani designer Nashra Balagamwala has created a game to shed light on a process she is afraid of facing when her US visa expires

In 2016, the Pakistani designer Nashra Balagamwala attended her best friend's wedding in Karachi. She was approached by an older woman, who asked about her relationship status. “You're 22 and you're still single?” the lady gawked.

“She was in shock I wasn't getting engaged anytime soon,” said Balagamwala, who now lives in New York City. “It infuriated her before she walked off.”

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