The kids rush to the television, eager for the show "UgoUgo Lhuga" to tune in. As their parents look on in wonder, the children position their cell phones with their dialing fingers poised. Two sumo wrestlers appear on the screen and prepare for a bout. The children pick up the phones and relay comma
"Have you ever imagined what it's like to have wings?" For Hachiya Kazuhiko, this is an ordinary question. Hachiya's Interactive art strives to create a tangible experience -- even if it entails magically sprouting wings and soaring into the virtual unknown. Hachiya feels strongly that imagination be
As social animals, we are forced into constant acts of duplicity. Certain situations demand that we act ebullient when we feel depressed, polite when we feel hatred, social when we feel hermetic. Such is the conflicted nature of the social mask. Exchanging these masks at a moment's notice seems to be
"Every writer is, in the long run, on his own, but it helps, in the most practical way to have a tradition. The English language was mine; the [English] tradition was not."
Born and raised in Trinidad to a family of Indian Brahmin origin, writer V. S. Naipaul manipulates his rootlessness into an ab