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A Flâneur POV: Can Cities Be Made Gender-Neutral?

A Flâneur POV: Can Cities Be Made Gender-Neutral?

The most fashionable figure of the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century is that of a ‘flâneur’. First named and introduced...
Aarkkariyam: An Experiment in Simplicity and Subtlety

Aarkkariyam: An Experiment in Simplicity and Subtlety

The most efficient way to describe Aarkkariyam is as an experimental study of simplicity, relationships, and love. With...
Dark Academia: An Exploration Through Photographs

Dark Academia: An Exploration Through Photographs

What is Dark Academia? Dark academia is a visual and aesthetic trend that grew in popularity amongst the young...
The Successful Woman Archetype: A Feminism's Loophole

The Successful Woman Archetype: Feminism’s Loophole

It was past 12 A.M and the tone of my conversation with my friend had shifted into something deeper. With hesitation and...
wronged women ghosts in Malayalam movies

Why Are Ghosts in Malayalam Horror Movies ‘Wronged Women’?

If I were to ask you to imagine a ghost, the most typical image would be that of a white-saree clad, long,...
Liminal Spaces In Malayalam Cinema

Liminal Spaces In Malayalam Cinema

Allow yourself to imagine a dimly lit hallway in a hotel, there is deafening silence and nothing else. You are the only...
Obsession with Weight:

Obsession with Weight: An Epidemic in Kerala

We live in a time where children learn to count calories before they learn to spell the word ‘calorie’, where people are...
Mental health in Malayalam cinema

Mental Health Representations in Malayalam Cinema

Malayalam Cinema has always been candid about its representation of mental illness in its narrative. From the early 1990s till date, a...
internalised misogyny

Internalised Misogyny: Society’s Uncured Pandemic

There has always been a lot of discussion regarding how patriarchy undermines women. However, all women must have had an experience where...