A poem that was born in the midst of contemplation, as lights went out in a room. What if someone, Switched off all the lights, And plunged us, Into the dark, Dancing, In shadows no longer existent, A dozen pirouettes, The waltz behind a hymn, Worries that plagued us, Now light as a feather. [...]
In a society where use of technology will always be necessary and part of essential processes of our daily lives—commuting, eating, submitting work, completing work, sending greetings or condolences—it is also as easy for us to share our work and receive feedback on it. Because we can connect with family, we can also connect with [...]
In a contemporary world, how do we find means of connection? In issue 3.5, we deliberate on the methods in which communication and connections can be forged and formed through a multitude of devices and avenues – not just through text messaging but through the very same way in which we allow ourselves creative escapes…
We corresponded with Racy Lim, the extremely cool person behind SAND magazine - and we did not regret asking her one more core question than usual. #LearntALot. Racy Lim's words spoke to us in the way the conversations in page-turner novels are read - they echoed over and over again. Her thoughtfulness in curation - of SAND [...]
Will you speak up? Or the real question is, do you bother?
ST. HUMAIN, the man who is the man, aka amazing vocalist, producer and song-writer - he did not grill me for the pun I made when we had our first email exchange. It was word-play on the title of his song, that's really amazing -- please go listen to it. I'll make it easier for you; the [...]
LOGGING ON TeamCarpeBloom: status: online TeamCarpeBloom is typing... TeamCarpeBloom says: ACTUALLY, WE'VE NEVER GONE OFFLINE. NEVER LOGGED OFF. UNTIL NOW. AS YOUNG PEOPLE, WE'RE ALWAYS ONLINE. CONNECTED. TO WI-FI. TO DATA. TO EACH OTHER. TO OUR THEORIES, OUR DIGITAL ART WORK, LINES OF TEXT ON A LAPTOP SCREEN. WIRES TRANSMITTING MUSIC TO OUR EARS. WE'RE ALWAYS CONNECTED. ALWAYS [...]