Alif Ibrahim

Alif Ibrahim is a writer and artist from Indonesia. His work on art, technology and culture has recently appeared on It's Nice That and Real Life Magazine.

Carrier Nodes

By Alif Ibrahim — 10 July, 2020

  In one of cinema’s most famous match cuts, a primate flings a stiff, chalky bone towards the heavens. Its rise precedes a sequence of coasting spaceships: their soothing glide choreographed to a waltz, miles away from the violence we’ve witnessed just moments before. The transcendence of man (and men only) traced in Kubrick’s 2001:…