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Representation in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Dear Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Firstly, you should know that I have never been a Star Wars fan- I never read the comics nor watched the films in chronological order. My knowledge is limited to Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, R2-D2 and spaceships shooting spaceships. I even watched Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which quite … Continue reading Representation in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

‘I want to make drawings that move some people’

'In short, I want to reach the point where people say of my work, that man feels deeply and that man feels subtly.' - Vincent Van Gogh (1882) A crowded NGV (National Gallery of Victoria) proved his statement- artwork that lived,breathed and continued to cross generations of onlookers. I am amazed at his talent however, … Continue reading ‘I want to make drawings that move some people’

A Shade Too Dark: A Personal Recount

What is it like to be dark-skinned? It’s an odd question since it’s just skin and we’re past black isn’t beautiful, right? However, the answer to that question is of a traumatic and distressing one. There's this wonderful video called 'What Dark-Skinned People Will Never Tell You' by Buzzfeed, i highly recommend you watch. This recount … Continue reading A Shade Too Dark: A Personal Recount

My love for Malayalam Cinema: A Young NRI perspective

   When I think about Malayalam cinema i am over washed with a sense of warmth and comfort. A longing for 'home', a word itself that creates conflicts of national boundaries for many NRI kids. Do we call the nation we were born as home or the Indian culture that our parents brought us up as … Continue reading My love for Malayalam Cinema: A Young NRI perspective