OPEN CALL: ISSUE 6 – HABITS

A habit is a routine of behaviour or process that you practise regularly - it is intrinsic to your day, unconsciously performed, and may be a good or bad habit. For issue 6 of Carpe Bloom - the issue to close off 2018 - we don't want to hear about why you think your habit should be [...]

HEART TO SAY WITH ASIA SAMSON

We reached out to Asia Samson of THE ASIA PROJECT - but it was he who definitely spoke to us first. His interactions with vast audiences over a number of places in the world are fiery, relatable, raw, sometimes jarring - mostly beautiful. Watch him in action - HERE, + a favourite of mine: here. We thank ASIA a [...]

MUMBLED WORDS ON A PAGE by MARK OOI

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.   [...]

3.5: The Contemporary Conversation

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 [...]