Reading Time: 3 minutes If one agrees that subculture style is all about forging a sense of belonging, how would putting up Projek Harajuku create a connection between us and our surroundings, out of thin air?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The last 30 minutes of the film brings Noraimy to a Kampong in Taiping, a less developed site in Malaysia. The end scene shows Noiramy in an Islamic dress making a revelation about her life and shows her willingness to give up her life as a daughter from a rich family for a traditional life in a poorer one
Reading Time: 3 minutes The writer ends the narrative with well-wishes for anyone who relates to the content written and attempts to comfort the readers, or rather, herself, that it’s okay to make life choices for the short-term pleasures rather than having to calculate everything just so it adds value to the future.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Just as much as I am advocated to play into the liberation of body, mind, and soul, I am constantly reminded by the hoops that I am made to leap into for the sake of gaining any leverage within these communities or indeed, covens.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Transcultural Lullabies is an audio-visual project by Rohingya poet Mayyu Ali and Malaysian artist Sharon Chin, pairing Rohingya and Malay folksongs unified with a patterned artwork in an effort to bridge the two cultures.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This write-up was written to inspire anybody who is in search of strength to take charge of their lives. Notwithstanding that the future is filled with surprises, it is absolutely fine to hope for the better. Here is a story that we are never alone in fighting our fears and on this account, we hope it awakens our sense of urgency.
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.