Work done as literary editor for FnewMagazine in my time at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago between 2019 to 2020.
As a part of my work at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, I learnt to made video essays. I started using the camera to replace my eyes, and on the days when my depression overtook me as a person, the camera became how I saw the world. In my video work, IContinue reading “Video work”
A very integral part of Povera and my work as a poet / educator / organizer was regularly checking in with friends, family, mentees. What helped me unlock most intimate connections was being the first one to open up – be vulnerable. When I moved to Chicago in mid-2018, I feared losing those connections. AsContinue reading “Tiny Monthly Checkins”
What ? A set of cards/card sized paper prints with a fact that makes you smile when you read it. One side of the card has the “did you hear?” illustration in riso, or Good News Daily in old school print (has to be interesting enough for people to pick it up) The other sideContinue reading “Good News Daily!”
It has been two years since my journey with Spoken word Poetry began. More than 7 years since my recognition of my declining mental health did. Speaking about it, did not begin in the first 5 years. Neither did acknowledging it exists, so any prospects of help or medication was certainly out of question. IContinue reading “Exhale …”
It has been a while since I got my bearings back. I mean yes, I have been posting and yes I have been very active on my social media but we all know the facade that social media can be. With almost every aspect of my life in shambles, I stopped talking, writing and immersedContinue reading “Chaos”
It hasn’t been long, my dalliance with spoken word poetry. While I always have been writing, I never really found a direction I wanted my writing to be taken in. It was always trying my hand at this and that and seeing what works the best. And on a very similar conquest, I came acrossContinue reading “Spoken word poetry : The journey so far!”
Coming up next : how throughout history, fashion has been forced to bow to imposing political, social and economic changes. Tonight!