Why rhizomes rising?
A rhizome, sometimes called a creeping root stalk, is the part of plant stem that sends out roots and shoots as it spreads. Plants having such stems are virtually indestructible. The smallest piece left in the soil will resurrect into the entire plant. Philosophers Deleuze and Guattari use the terms “rhizome” to conceptualise research and thought as non-hierarchical, inter-connected, and resistant to static descriptions.
This blog is an assemblage of thoughts, interacting and changing with environment as time passes. I draw on multiple ideas, and hope that they grow like the rhizomes, without a beginning or an end.
Choked on emotions It has been the month of mourning. From the cold-hearted murder of George Floyd, to the miserable plight of labourers trying to make their way home, to the millions losing their job as companies try to stay ‘afloat’, to the millions of hectares of forests being cut to make way for more… Read more
It was the third store to have run out of the ingredient I was looking for – yeast. I wasn’t surprised though. Almost a third of the world population has been under some form of lock-down for the past few months in a bid to contain a pandemic that may become a part and parcel… Read more
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