A Song of Silent Things

  The Navarasas, or the 9 moods, arise from the foundation of Indian Aesthetics. These are the basis of emotional experience, and were meant to be universal in nature, instead of anthropocentric. Our understanding of them rose FROM nature, from our observations; the colours in the sky, the leaves that fell around us, the smell…

Marie Lu’s Kitchen: An Experimental Narrative For Children

Key Insights One of the most important insights that arose from the research for this project is the outstanding interconnectedness of a universal commodity like food. In this regard, Michael Pollan’s article was a fascinating mind-opener as well. It introduced to me the concept of food as an art form, as the great time capsule…

Swallow

Originally published by Warehouse Zine, please click the following link to access the Novella – http://warehousezine.com/swallow-utkarsh/ As documentation, the artwork inscribed into the background of this experimental novella is attached –

Rekhacha Patra – A Short Film

A short film written and directed for the course ‘Elements of Direction’ by Srishti School of Art, Design and technology.  

The Song of Sappho: An Illustrated Ballad

Project Proposal The idea is to present Sappho as Rukmini Bhaya Nair saw her, and as I have grown to see her over the past few days; as this figure who caught onto and understood emotion, love, empathy. The contrast of her surroundings (ISIS infested Raqqa) as well as the nature of her object will…

Home: An Experimental Photo Series

The concept intends to look at an individual’s natural state of being as Home. The way your limbs tend to rest upon each other, the expressions one has alone, locked inside their room, the curvature of their spine when no one is looking – all of these unconscious actions that bodies naturally gravitate before. However,…

The Anatomy Of A Memory

Utility. Accessibility. Context. Interactions. All of these are elements that designers use as templates in order to design a place out of a space. But on closer observation, it becomes evident that these form only the upper tier in a two-tier process of such a transformation occurring. What’s underneath –  leading this process, shaping this…