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BLOG

Spinning a Cosmic Web: It’s Filamentary, My Dear

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.

PERSONAL ESSAY

A Natural Dissonance

Vena Kapoor discusses spiders, invertebrates and other creatures that have been labelled 'creepy'.

FILM

The Crystal Lab: Behind The Scenes

Take a tour into how Cosmodernism made "The Crystal Lab".

FILM

The Crystal Lab

We teamed up with Cosmodernism which oscillates around experimental audiovisual arts and performance to create this film using amino acids.

ARTICLE

A gut feeling: Finding beauty in the wabi-sabi way

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.

BLOG

Welcome to the Subverse: of sonic and liminal crossings

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’.

FILM

Animal origami

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.

PERSONAL ESSAY

Dispel the inky darkness

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’.

BLOG

Between the dawn and the dark of night

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.