from 2012

Interaction of Light & Matter

Photos from the final presentations of projects in the Interaction of Light & Matter course at UChicago in Fall 2012.


Haiku on moments of inspiration and discovery.

Colour & Form

Set of abstract photos depicting colour and form in photography.

Endless Dream

haiku and traditional mixed media art inspired by Sandman

Brief Conversations

Series of photos of an interaction at a road-side shop in Kolkata, India

or should I?

I thought what I’d do was, I’d pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes. or should I?

I hate it here

“Hi. I’m Spider Jerusalem. I smoke. I take drugs. I drink. I wash every six weeks.”


And I wake up… But it is still dark; terrible nightmare! I can’t see a thing. Surely it must be daylight by now; and about 8am. I can hear the roar of cars zooming by outside the window, and the impatient drivers honking mercilessly, and the continuous drone of the ‘El’ as it schleps about on the tracks, and a jack hammer pounding into concrete somewhere close, and Mrs. Bernstein yelling at Mr. Bernstein, and Mr. Bernstein bawling back, and Baby Bernstein wailing her lungs out, and Mutt Bernstein barking, and a tap, dripping, and dripping, and dripping, and…

Dark theme for Beamer

a simple dark template and theme for Beamer class in LaTeK

Edward Elric

Some old drawings (from Jan 2009) of Edward Elric from the manga/anime Fullmetal Alchemist.

Friendly Portraits

I generally carry my camera around with me. Much to their surprise (and sometimes annoyance), I take pictures of people I hang-out with.

Luftwerk and the Bean

Cloud Gate, fondly called the Bean, is a brilliant public sculpture by Anish Kapoor standing in Millenium Park, Chicago. Last week it was home to Luminous Field, a light and sound show installation by Luftwerk. It was a great show marred only by the huge crowd that showed up and very cleverly decided to stand on the projected lights to ruin the visual experience.

Mahabaleshwar & Panchgani

Mahabaleshwar is a small city located in the Western Ghats or Sahyadri range in the Western part of India. Being nested in the Sahyadri mountains, it is a popular destination for people escaping the summer heat and at one time served as the summer capital for the Bombay Province during the British rule in India.