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Outside story

Another story is possible. But the persistence of the anthropocentric gaze, the reprise of language’s triumph, is not what excites me. What excites me is what happens when we encounter that which cannot be said, or mapped, or represented in concepts, or reflected upon, or owned: the orgasmic gasp of the inhuman. The space between …Continue Reading >>>

We are legion

In a world where distance evokes authority and sanity, where seclusion whispers prestige, where scarcity suggests luxury and exclusivity, where exteriority means truth, and where privacy is the hallmark of an irreducible ego, intimacy – our carnal entanglement with all things – is the unforgivable sin. The seditious intrusion. That’s why I think that nothing …Continue Reading >>>

the emergence network!

What if the way we respond to the crisis is part of the crisis? I am thrilled to share these sparkling, magical moments in the unfurling of our project, ‘the emergence network’ – a platform conspiring to evoke an activism of inquiry, a politics of surprise. A radical departure from conventional discourse on change. And …Continue Reading >>>

Fading away

The experience of fear is often more meaningful than manicured safety; the thrill of a few untethered steps in a few seconds of freedom is often more affirming than endless immortality; sadness is often more liberating than unbridled bliss, and communion with fire-breathing dragons in the wilds – if only for a short while to …Continue Reading >>>

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Falling might very well be flying – without the tyranny of coordinates.