MY DEEPAVALI DIED WITH MY FATHER BY THEYVAPAALAN S JAYARATNAM

Reading Time: 2 minutes “I WAS NAMED AFTER THIS VERY GOD ,
DEVA BALAMURUGAN = DEVA BALAN = THEYVAPAALAN
THIS STORY IS GORGEOUSLY HYPER COMPLEX AND I FEEL DRAVIDIANS TODAY NEED TO BE CONSOLED LIKE MURUGAN WAS FOR BEING PUT THROUGH MUCH GREATER DISTRAUGHT THAN HAVING MAGICAL FRUITS STOLEN FROM THEM” – Paalan.

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What is Kuala Lumpur? Documenting The Forgotten.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Like a game of I spy, the team members of What is Kuala Lumpur point us to the forgotten aspects of Malaysia’s capital city, urging us to look beyond glitter and glam to acknowledge the people and spaces that truly make up Kuala Lumpur’s vast majority. In this interview feature, they speak to Mula about their inspirations, the art of documentary photography, and their vision for a more inclusive Malaysia.

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SOUP FOR THE SOUL: ART AND SOOTHING WITH GIANG LE AND MICHELLE BARABA

Reading Time: 11 minutes For this interview, Editor-in-Chief Alia Soraya sits down to exchange a conversation between Giang Le and Michelle Baraba, two recent art therapy graduates from LASALLE College of the Arts whose identity, understanding, and focus on art can assist in the healing of their clients. Their focus remains towards individuals in Southeast Asia, a necessary integration and a means to create awareness of art therapy in the region.

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