The Bucket & the Shower

Examining bathing, modernity, heritage and nostalgia in India

Disorderly Design

In praise of local idiosyncrasies – India vs Singapore & global homogeneity

Ophelia Bears Down on Harvey

Reflections on the shaming of Harvey Weinstein


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João Paulo Cavalcanti

João (27) has a degree in Social Communications from PUCRS an is cofounder and VP of BOX 1824 (, the renowned Brazilian consumption and behavior trends research company. BOX is active in emerging markets, such as BRIC and Latin America. João is also partner and cofounder of Brazilian creative hotshop LiveAD ( João also invests in web and technology companies, working on startup projects such as the news search engine and the casual games studio aQuiris (

Sao Paulo, Brasil

Dan Holliday

Dan set up creative practice Not Actual Size back in 2007. The earlier part of his career included a stint as Head of PR at Sony Interactive Europe where he handled the Playstation launch, and 5 years as a board director at the global PR giant Hill & Knowlton where he ran the global Adidas, Carlsberg and Gillette business. He is also a regular speaker and judge on award juries for both the advertising and PR industries (including D&AD, and PR Week).

London, UK

Thierry Mortier

thierry mortier is a belgian semiotic architect operating in the field of contemporary art. At the basis of his work lies his research into semiotic generation through semiotic satiation. Superimposing signs to construct signs of superposition, called noizuyo-e, pictures of the noisy world. ノイズ 世 絵. Currently he’s working on a visual representation of noisense (noise + sense), the semiotic architecture he believes semiosis dwells in. - more info on

Ghent, Belgium