Jiwang is soulful, cathartic fare with a dash of cheekiness, but not yet transcendental

review written by Ranjini Ganapathy September 19, 2020 Where do emotions go to die and how do they live over and over again? One of the most straightforward answers to this is in and through songs respectively, and in this instance, the timeless Malay jiwang songs from the eighties and nineties repackaged as an assortmentContinue reading “Jiwang is soulful, cathartic fare with a dash of cheekiness, but not yet transcendental”

‘Dilettante- Dancer’ In The Dark

A painfully honest self-appraisal on what it was like to learn the age-old art form of Bharatanatyam in a diaspora, fall through the cracks, and pick oneself up bruised but more battle-ready than ever.       Grovelling in the dark With my body erect, chest puffed up but not in pride, and fingers configuredContinue reading “‘Dilettante- Dancer’ In The Dark”