• Thirst-day Exhibit 10: Ilaiyaraja This exhibit is a strong inspiration of mine who made cinematic music into an artform. You can realise God as you progress in music – Ilaiyaraja As the heat scorched the tar in those summer afternoons in the early-80s the rarefied air carried Tamil movie songs to the streets through small windows on either side. […]
  • Thirst-day Exhibit 09: The Coup Connection A friend and a teacher once told me that creativity is about finding connections between things that are not seemingly related. The rational part of my mind dismissed this as superficial and vaguely self-indulgent. But I present you a case where I found a movie, a book and a song inspired by one event – […]
  • Logo Disaster Movie: A fabulous short animation that wrecks Hollywood I was impressed with narrative, sound design and the mise en scene that sets this movie apart. And I am a graphic designer who likes logos. From the vimeo description posted by Human: This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. […]
  • Tilt Shift Love: A short homage to Bangalore in miniature – Little Bangalore I met Anup Kat of 1stDecember at Limoge, France while we were there to participate in a 24-hour web design challenge. Anup and his team are a smart group of youngsters with a great sense of aesthetics and a cohesive worldview. They are the new wave DIY, dirty-my-hands creative team and this homage to Bangalore […]
  • Noteworthy: Indian Music Explained in an Infographic I found this good inforgraphic in visual.ly that explains the basics and magical nuances of Hindustani or Indian Classical music framework created by Pratyush Gupta. He explains “Music of India is said to be one of the oldest unbroken musical traditions in the world. The origins of this system go back to the Vedic Age. […]
  • Blues history as we know it from the man himself: BB King I have been a big fan of blues. BB King is a doyen who stayed loyal to Mississippi delta blues and worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. I thought there was a movie plot in here. Take a look.