Thinking things through…

Thinking things through…

In order to execute a public art project that involves interaction with an audience, you first need to reach that audience. While organizing The Untold Edition I realized how much I had to rely on social media to connect to people. I realized the power social media wielded over my target audience and how much it swayed their likes and dislikes. I also realized the power social media could afford to me, if I learned to wield it. That began my fascination with this digital post-truth era anew. I hopped onto the social media bandwagon about four years ago, and …

Ongoing brainstorming, research paper

Ongoing brainstorming, research paper

This blogpost is simply a collection of random thoughts. Hopping from one strand of thought to another logically is the best way, I find, to think. But often what happens is that when we finally arrive at our destination we lose the path that led us there. So, in order to avoid losing that train of thought I am creating this ongoing brainstorming post where I will keep updating findings. It has also led me to (finally!) formulate a loose research question. Onto the writing! Tentative research question (by tentative I mean it can be restructured but it won’t be …

Research paper brainstorming part 2

Research paper brainstorming part 2

My research paper has not taken form as yet. It is still amorphous research and concepts. But I am moving forward with it. You could say I am electively burrowing down an endless rabbit hole. The study I engaged in since this morning was supposed to yield some substantial outcome, leave me with perhaps a solid working title. But all its done so far is spark more ideas in my head. But I won’t give in just yet. Here’s a link to the brainstorming I did this morning. It’s led me to more books and more ideas, but I see …

Tutorial 3

Tutorial 3

Thanks to three month long summer vacations in Jeddah, the rhythm of my blog was completely thrown off. I ended up writing blogposts in my head on planes, while running after kids, in meetings and even while painting! But never got a chance to actually post them here. I did write down all the topics I want to write about, though, so that I don’t accidentally miss out a blogpost. Here’s another reason why I haven’t returned too frequently to the blog of late. I am officially freaked out by the upcoming end of Unit 1. Random, frightened thoughts are …

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