Insights . Ideas . Innovation
What do Indiana Jones and Pharmacognosists have in common?
They both would go to the ends of the earth to discover. The Pharmacognosists themselves didn’t know this. They thought all they needed were more members. However,what they really needed was a makeover. A whip and hat would have been great too.
GODS OF THE SKY - A mini subculture documentry
I had never jumped out of a plane. But I was curious about the people who had done so over 100 times. What kept these dare devils coming back? Thanks to the folks at the Virginia Skydiving center, I found out what compelled them to feel at home with the Sky and become part of this amazing subculture.
Would you spend $2000 on a headphone for the love of sound? Well, you would if you were an ‘Audiophile’. They crave the subtle nuances of sound within the music they listen to. It only made sense to create a museum of sound for them.
2000 people were killed in Baga, North-Eastern state of Borno, Nigeria between January 3 and 7, 2015. This was the highest number that had been reported since the terrorist group Boko Haram emerged as threat to the nation. The problem however was that the dead were being treated as a number, not as actual lives lost. Their bodies were never given a decent burial, but I decided to give them a decent remembrance. A virtual one.
The death of the Signature
We all practiced it. In the lines of our journals and on scraps of paper. So that when called to execute we would append our identity to a letter or our consent to a document. But with technology rendering our signatures next to useless, we explore the fate of the signature and what the future holds for it.
LOST ART OF PLAY
Play is becoming a dinosaur in the lives of children in 21st century America. Between school, homework, organized youth sports, music and dance lessons, and other structured activities, children are just too busy to play these days.
We needed to preserve this lost art of play.