Lo-fi Sci-fi is an emerging sub-genre of science fiction where small tweaks in the matrix give rise to interesting scenarios. …


Sound is happening all around us, all the time, regardless of whether we are processing it or not.

Still from the short film ‘Whistle in the Outer Lands’

‘Sound-scape’ is a word that was invented by Canadian composer R. Murrary Shafer in the 60s. Just like the landscape is the land around you, the soundscape is the sound around you…


Mermaid are attractive outsiders — unaccepted members of society that still hold some sort of allure.

Their outsider status arises primarily from their lack of feet — unlike regular humans who use two legs to walk on land, mermaids use a long fish tail to squirm in the sea.

Mermaids…


Biophilic design is a movement in architecture to design spaces that bring humans closer to nature.

Biophilia uses principles from ecology to reveal patterns in design. …


Michael Fassbender in Steve McQueen’s “Shame”

Fish Tank (2009) — Mia

Mia’s aggression despite her need for closeness from her friendships, her mother and her sibling is a defense mechanism built up from fear of rejection. Even in moments where she is almost ready to be vulnerable, she defends herself and blocks it with anger.

Shame…


In this past week, the news world shared many articles about Australia’s out of control fires which have killed a conservative estimate of 1 billion wild animals. The reaction was grim. …

Hanna Utkin

artist/filmmaker/writer

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