n.e.w.s. is a collective online platform for the analysis and development of art-related activity, drawing upon contributions from around the globe, bringing together different voices, accents and outlooks from the North, East, West and South. | Read more..


A brief treatise on the despair of meaning Or The Pointlessness of Everything

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means what I choose it to mean, neither more nor less.”
“The question is,” said Alice, “whether you CAN make words mean so many different things.”

“The question is”, said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master – that’s all.”


Easy listening

Here are the audio files from the Unspeakably More weekend at Periferry on the Brahmaputra. It's only 10 hours and there are 19 files in total. Enjoy!






21/01/2010 - 31/12/2010 (tz: Europe/Amsterdam)

Unspeakably More cont'd

Nishant Shah has kicked-off a series of month-long forums with 'A brief treatise on the despair of meaning Or The Pointlessness of Everything' that will elaborate on words or phrases for an ever-growing lexicon. Please see the blog entry Easy Listening for the sound files of the weekend. Please also see the thread, 'Unspeakably More', for more information. Feel free to join in!Just sign up as a usre to add content and see the 'How to'. Participants: Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Monica Narula, Howard Chan, Siu King Chung, Tushar Joag, Nishant Shah, Nancy Adajania, Kaushik Bhaumik, Sonal Jain, Mriganka Madhukaillya, Vishal Rawlley, Stephen Wright, Prayas Abhinav, Renée Ridgway. Thanks to Tribeni Devi, Dorendra Singha and Desire Machine Collective for their support.