The Team


Pranavesh Subramanian 
(he/him)
Pranavesh is an alternative comedian and writer based in New Delhi, and is a graduate from the MA Cultural Studies programme at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is interested in the confluence of capitalism and popular culture — specifically comedy, sport, and Hindi and Tamil cinema. He forms 1/4th of the alternative comedy project Brainfart Productions, and when not thinking of comedy or capitalism, he can be found playing the video game Football Manager.



Fieni Aprilia

(they/them)
Fieni is a freelance photographer and graphic designer. They took MA Cultural Studies at SOAS, University of London, focusing on South East Asian films, popular culture, and literature. Somehow, that degree makes them love bad films, weird shit, and popular culture even more than before. Amongst other things, they’re very interested in the topic of horror and hauntings as a means of social control. They enjoy talking to animals, freediving, and other extreme sports.



Ego Heriyanto 
(he/him)

An actor/playwright/singer-in-training who went to Department of Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths, University of London to study Black British literature. He has spider pets and connects to cats in spiritual level. In his spare times, he does modeling despite nobody asking






Harry Isra
(he/him)
Harry Isra is a part-time researcher and amateur photographer. Upon finishing his MA in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, he returns to Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and becoming a collaborator in Jalur Timur (a collaborative platform consisting of researchers, artists, writers, and activists that focusses on archiving and disseminating knowledge about Eastern Indonesia). His interest is ranging from any specific quotidian examples (such as banknotes, family album, and their intersection to social, economic, and political changes) to popular culture and literature in the post-colony.












KONTRAKAN | VOL 1: KUMPUL KEBO

A PLAYTICLE by Fieni Aprilia and ego heriyanto CL: Is romance even necessary?
MC: Well… Surely it isn’t food? So I won’t die without it. But it does have something to do with maturity
MC: According to them,  ACCORDING TO THEM don’t @ me
CL: EXACTLY. I mean, if they think it’s necessary then whatever but it’s so unfair that they keep shoving their preferences as normalcy down our throat (Read More)

THE PART-TIME BEEKEEPER TO THE HONEYBEE OR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL TO THE STUDENT

SUBMISSION by Nathan Erwin
“little wedding crasher
salsa dancer on garden mint
can I drink you up?“ (Read More)

NANNYGATE

SUBMISSION by Jacob Laneria“A poppy also pinned in her chest, she never looks at the press. This day is not for her. Her widest smile only appears when following around the three beautiful children, much more experienced living under the public eye.“ (Read More)

SENTENCED TO DEATH BY THE MUSE

SUBMISSION by Mark Blickley and Amy Bassin“I have holistic orgasms of innovation that allow for me to achieve an altered state; men do not. Men have ejaculations of thoughts. The Olympian patriarchy calls ejaculations orgasms because they never want women to consider themselves superior in any way.“ (Read More)