Flickering Fireflies Light Installation by Tamar Frank

You would not believe your eyes If ten million fireflies Lit up the world as I fell asleep… This is an incredibly beautiful light installation created by Tamar Frank for the Into The Great Wide Open music festival on the small island of Vlieland. The installation uses 500 LEDs to depect a colony of fireflies. As… Read More Flickering Fireflies Light Installation by Tamar Frank

Beyond Varanasi: The Dirty, Filthy, Crazy Divine

I finally had time to catch up on Cale Glendening’s film- Beyond, shot in Varanasi during the days leading up to the Hindu religious festival, Mahashivratri. The documentary filmmaker follows photographer Joey L. and his assistant Ryan McCarney around Varanasi as they shoot to complete their series- Holy Men. As someone who was born and… Read More Beyond Varanasi: The Dirty, Filthy, Crazy Divine

Dazzlers: Cherry Blossoms Light Up!

Head to Taiwan in February and visit the Aborginal Cherry Blossom Festival to experience the dazzling magic created by these beautiful cherry blossom trees at night. The technique is called “Light Carving”, which involves placing lights of varied colors and brightness across all the cherry blossoms to create this spectacular treat for your eyes.  … Read More Dazzlers: Cherry Blossoms Light Up!

Wanderer’s Soul (Poetic Attempt: Part Deux)

Wanderer’s Soul is more personal than anything I have written before. I generally prefer fiction because it gives me freedom to experiment with ideas but for a long while I’ve been trying to figure out how exactly to rhyme my own soul story.  This poem summarizes my own experiences of traveling abroad, meeting people from… Read More Wanderer’s Soul (Poetic Attempt: Part Deux)

Weightlessness of Youth: Valhalla

Valhalla produced by Sweetgrass Productions is a refreshing video with an innovative concept revolving around youth. It takes your mind back to the old days when your curiosity led you towards excitement and joy. Not only is the little kid adorable,the snowboarding cinematography is brilliant! According to the creators, Valhalla, Sweetgrass Productions’ fourth feature film, is… Read More Weightlessness of Youth: Valhalla