In this blog, we speak of cosmic webs and spider webs and their filamentary structures. Through myth, folklore, and artistic representations, we explore further the scaffolding from which galaxies were born and our own stories emerged.
Vena Kapoor discusses spiders, invertebrates and other creatures that have been labelled 'creepy'.
We teamed up with Cosmodernism which oscillates around experimental audiovisual arts and performance to create this film using amino acids.
Wabi-Sabi, a Japanese philosophy, is the beauty of all things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. We harbour our own army of micro artists — the gut microbiome. The gut of the human body nourishes a secret garden arranged in asymmetric, mismatched patterns, creating a wabi-sabi masterpiece of symbolism.
The Subverse is the vessel for our sonic voyages, partly a take on the uses of subversion to thwart power, and about stories that lie in the margin and the ‘liminal’.
An illustrated poem that features tweaks, beaks, and the intricate origami of thoughts. Folding and unfurling an excerpt from "Of bug, bee and beast", a book of poetry by Devaki Panini.
Behind every project is a story. A personal essay by Devaki Panini on the writing of her book “Of bug, bee and beast”, a tender portrait of other species and the species that we humans ‘other’.
The title is a line from the song ‘Ripple’ by the Grateful Dead. The song lyrics embrace paradox, contradiction, and non-duality and we will explore that and more in our Dark ‘n’ Light journey.