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we are opposite like that is a series of interdisciplinary works that comprises mythologies from the poles, told from the non-human perspective of an elder that has witnessed deep time: the ice. It beckons the ghosts hidden in landscapes and turns them into echoes, listening in on the resonances of potential futures.

The book is an almanac, a messy collection of missing paraphernalia from the polar archives, false philosophies, unreliable observations from the ship, love letters, ekphrastic poems, made-up maps, theories, recipes and small resistances. In June 

Himali is a writer and artist based between London and Delhi. She uses metaphors from outer space and the natural environment to construct imaginary cosmologies of interferences, entanglements, deep voids, debris, delays, alienation, distance and intimacy. In doing this, she thinks through ecological loss, and the loss of home, seeking shelter somewhere in the radicality of love. Her speculations are performed in audio-visual, immersive environments.


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