GETTING CANDID with JENY RAJKUMARI (Travel & Yoga Enthusiast)

Name: Jeny Rajkumari

Age: 28 years

Hobby: Travel, Yoga, Acroyoga, Street Workouts & Photography.

Occupation: Software Engineer at FWD, Hong Kong.

City: Imphal, Manipur. (Currently in Hong Kong)

ABOUT YOURSELF:

I’m Jeny (J-E-N-Y; with just a single ‘N’) and I grew up as the middle child of a typical middle-class family in Imphal, Manipur. After completing school at LFS and RKSDV, Imphal, I then proceeded to pursue an Engineering degree (IT) in Bhubaneshwar from KIIT University. Right after college, I started working for HP for few months until I got through a campus placement for HCL, Chennai. After almost three years with HCL, I landed a relocation opportunity for Hong Kong in October ‘16 and that’s where it all started for me.

GETTING CANDID with RINCHIN CHODEN (Doodle Artist)

Name:  Rinchin Choden
Age: 31 years

Artistry: Doodle, Illustration, Graffiti Art 

Occupation:   Project Manager/ Design Assistant at Alienleaf Studio
Management at Bitbucket Solutions

City: 
Shillong, Meghalaya

Rinchin Choden grew up in a Buddhist family in a small town called Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh. She left home and went to Shillong in 2005 to pursue a degree course but her love for creating art crowned her a job at a design studio called Alienleaf Studio as an intern soon after her graduation and has been living there ever since (12 years). 

5 Best Releases Of 2017.

The year 2017 has been a fabulous year of musical discovery – a statement maker in the local music scene of Imphal city. The year saw solid musical progression on a stepped-up level resulting in music fans of the city tapping their feet to various new sounds coming out from the newly evolved bands. There were ample of great releases this year. Here are our 5 best picks of 2017. 

A Monochrome Life

Ever wondered how this world would look when the light stops to emit or reflect from the objects around us?

Instagrammer ‘The Noir Experiment’ tries to capture the beauty of nature around us with its unique way of capturing photographs in the absence of color, name and faces of people. The images are simple yet powerful in a very self-pertaining manner screaming out tiny stories of random things that takes place around us in our daily lives yet goes unnoticed to most people.

Re-defining Meraki.

Meraki (Mee- Rah-Kee)
(v.) to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into work.
The word ‘meraki’ definitely bears an intense yet captivating meaning to it and also sounds strongly alluring to the ears when we actually say it.
At Meraki Studios, we define ‘our’ meraki as:
(v.) to do or help someone do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into work or into supporting others with their works.

This Could Be An Ice Cube In Your Mouth Full Of Fragile Fire.

To a new chapter with no glamorous name, to a new conquest without fame,
To your darkest days wherein lies the judgement day of your old games.
This is it, this the reckoning of your own words you once used to wear.
This could be an ice cube in your mouth full of fragile fire, oh dear!

Sofar Sounds finally made its way to Imphal.

Sofar Sounds (an acronym for Songs From A Room) is an expanding global community of artists and music lovers reimagining live events through curated, secret performances in intimate settings all around the world. Imphal is also now a part of this beautiful secret series gigs happening in more than 387 cities worldwide.