By Sharmila Govande “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” <footer> <cite>Oliver Wendell Holmes</cite> </footer> </blockquote> As part of our post graduation course in social work (1), we were required to get a glimpse of the local social development projects through a fifteen day journey.
by Nitin Paranjape For the past year, I have been a part of an interesting co-learning experiment called “Mensversity”. The idea first took root in informal dialogues over lunch or chai during the Indian Multiversity Alliance (IMA) meeting at the Deer Park Institute in Bir, Himachal Pradesh. The Indian Multiversity Alliance is a flexible,
by Abhishek Thakore and Dan Rudolph Love…oh love! The spice that comes in a million flavours. The joie de vivre. The feeling that makes life worth living. The only emotion that can increase intelligence. The subject of more than half the songs humanity has ever written. The essence of the Sufi’s path. And yet, our
In this episode, we answer the question: what are the emancipatory aspects or elements of an old tree that are not related to dominant ideological forms? Let’s find those tools of emancipation of the tree from dominant views, and create visual discourse of nature’s ideology using oil colours. With concrete and powerful extensions, the tree
Symmetry and Abstraction – Hybrid Floral Moments Thinking in a speculative, dialectical and relational manner we can observe that symmetry is a visible aspect easily perceived in nature. In this session we focus on the relation of symmetry and abstraction. To human beings, symmetry appears through abstraction, and symmetric hybrid floral motives become visible in