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QUIET MONUMENTS

I OFTEN FIND MYSELF fascinated by the homes that populate our country. For things that cover a large percentage of our homeland, most of us don’t give much attention to them. I cannot claim to know what these buildings mean, besides being physical homes in which a lot of us...

GUERRILLA TACTICIANS

EMINENT PLAZA – EX-HAUNT of businessmen braggarts and KTV girls in heels—was about to fall, and the artists were dancing on its grave. So it seemed, anyway, when I popped round for a look: massage parlours were lined with portraiture, and tiled walls from the 80s dribbled insignia like something...

BRAND ME FAMOUS

THESE DAYS, my Facebook feed has morphed into a marketplace of sorts. It’s lively, filled with friendly competition and there are new sellers every day. But instead of the usual hawking of wares, people barter in a different type currency- they offer themselves up, together with their soft skills. ...

WHERE IS MY MIND?

The Science of Sleep In Michel Gondry’s The Science of Sleep, the highly neurotic Stéphane has the inner workings of his brain exposed to the audience. The flurry of ideas, emotions, and absurd scenarios that follow resemble what is referred to as thoughts.  Thoughts and their setting, the consciousness, fall...

AT THE VERY EDGES OF YOUR FINGERTIPS

THESE ARE THE textures that bring my days to life: the rough scratch of denim, the downy caress of bed linen, the sturdy, tepid plastic of the overhanging handle grips swinging above me in the MRT trains, the embossed covers of old, weathered books I have read over and over...