This is a list of exceptional Maldivian / Dhivehi artists to follow on instagram. I've limited the list to artists with public accounts. Each artist chosen adds something unique to the landscape of Maldivian art. Some are professional artists, others are the kind of people who occasionally produce work that is so incredible that it makes you wish they were. I have tried to pick a piece that represents each ones style; although in the case of some artists this is more difficult than the others as they are so versatile. They are presented in no particular order.Read More
A photo essay about the Male' City Swimming Track.
I am floating on my back with my eyes closed. The sun is beating down on my face from above. The rumbling monster of the city is silenced and for a moment I forget about the stress that brought me here. The fresh morning air is tainted with the smell of diesel. I exhale and sink further down under the water’s surface.Read More
I'm in the process of learning how to animate my pixel art and decided to have a look at some of the classics.Read More
This is a game I created using GMS following Sean Spaulding's excellent tutorials. It's expanded heavily upon from what you get just following the tutorial but is far from finished. Since I don't plan on working on it anymore I've decided to upload it for novelty's sake. Currently the objective of the game is survive 30 waves - one for each year of Maumoon's dictatorship. All of the pixel art was hand drawn using Pixaki.
You can download a windows exe here:
This is collection of news articles that demonstrates what the Maldives is really like; what the flashy tourist brochures will never tell you. It is intended as a resource for minority and human rights activists.Read More