Spill a Word: Duende (art)

For the love of languages... Spill a word ! Origin: Spanish A heightened state of emotion, expression and authenticity. It comes from inside as a physical/emotional response to art. It is what gives you chills, makes you smile or cry as a bodily reaction to an artistic performance that is particularly expressive. Federico García Lorca first … Continue reading Spill a Word: Duende (art)

Love Thy Muse!

It was moonrise, I sat by my bedside, The muse invites, to show me its side, Well! I briefly sigh, mumbling to decide, This! should I write, or, shouldn't I write, The mind scares, but how will it look like, A judgment arise, to the inspiration that arrives, The heart opens, ..., be gentle and … Continue reading Love Thy Muse!

Nature of an Artist

As an artist, we cannot simply observe from a distance. We have to breathe, immerse, surrender ourselves to the inspiration that has knocked on our door at that moment, and we intend to honour it. There is something about our nature that just doesn’t allow us to let pass the opportunity. We dig deep and … Continue reading Nature of an Artist

To see Myself !

“I don’t want to be known as the girl who was shot by the Taliban. I want to be a girl who struggled for her rights” - Malala Yousafzai This quote has inspired me to write this short post. How do we see our ourselves ? Do we see ourselves from the eyes of the … Continue reading To see Myself !

What about Void?

What happens when in the past all the major decisions of one’s life were based either on fear, advise, confusion, wish to prove oneself, financial independence, instant gratification, sudden rush of energy etc. What happens when all of the above driving forces leave? Can one suddenly switch from this void which is caused by the … Continue reading What about Void?