The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe at the Asian Art Musuem

Typically here I am preparing to take Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance to Cannes France, having spend years developing the project as a digital comic that you can still read (starting here)   as that meant concentrating on drawing and writing out my interpretation I managed to miss The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe at the Asian Art Musuem in San Francisco in late 2016 and early 2017.

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Rider for Inclusion

Rider for Inclusion

Now that the excitement from the Oscars has died down. The dust has settled on any particular winner but on Best Female Performer Frances McDormand speech demanding more incision for women in Hollywood, prompting Best Director and Best Picture for the Shape of Water winner Guillermo del Toro  to also acknowledge the importance of alternative views and experiences in the film making process.

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Fight Like A (MUAY THAI) Girl

Fight Like A (MUAY THAI) Girl

Small post today - saw this short inspirational video on BBC THREE YouTube channel that caught my eye. Its about a petit British Muslim woman participating in Muay Thai and has become the current world champion. In the video she talks about overcome the barriers in learning the martial art that, as followers of Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance will know is inspired the carvings found in South East Asia of the Vanara brothers Valin and Sugriva sparing in Kishkindha.

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