Pravin Nair

Kuala Lumpur Ceria: Ceria-kah ibu kota kita?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the end, Kuala Lumpur Ceria is nothing more than what it’s meant to be – a reflection of the deplorable society we live in. All they’re doing is holding up a mirror to all of us and asking everyone to simply look back. So now, what will you do?

JOHN BERGER, CULT GALLERY, 7 ARTISTS AND 7 WAYS OF SEEING

Reading Time: 4 minutes The finishing touches were surreal – an invitation to another world that seemed so necessary. The crossing of the threshold between reality and imagination was a dichotomy one could not imagine conceiving.

YOU ARE NOT YOUR HANDS: A CONVERSATION WITH FLUX28

Reading Time: 7 minutes Exploring the ideation behind how your hands can be your enemy, the duo has created a narrated styled short film, resonating in the same tune of a BBC Planet documentary narrated by Sir David Attenborough. You Are Not Your Hands is a simple and unnerving descent into a horrifying reality of things.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR WISH, BUT…

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is never going to be real happiness and freedom until everyone is held accountable for their wrongdoings. We need to realize that we are all one. We deserve to be treated with the utmost respect and dignity. Until this happens, until there is real change, I guess this Deepavali, I am going to tame the bitterness in my mouth with every sweet treat I can find closest to me.

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS WITH SHELHIEL

Reading Time: 5 minutes Making music comes more easily to some than it does others. This “some” we’re talking about here is Shelhiel, who’s been involved in music for 7 years now. He has been boldly creating and honing his craft in writing and producing music. A week ago, I had a FaceTime call with him and just casually bounced off 8 questions with him