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Sister Fusion

The Sister Fusion Project: Using Creativity For Conversations

Through subconscious artistic expression, Sister Fusion is engaging people in new conversations, about effects and affects of mentality towards women and water.

These Women Used Mehendi To Make Feminist Statements On Their Bodies

"Mehendi – No Lifelong Commitment, No Artistic Skills Required" was borne when a multicultural group of women each drew what they felt about being a woman onto their body using mehendi.
Madhubani

6 Madhubani Women Artists Who Pushed Out Dominant Narratives

Here’s a list of five Madhubani women artists who have used Madhubani for the purpose of active political involvement and community empowerment.
desi women illustrators

5 Desi Women Illustrators We Should Know About

These desi women illustrators are putting their thoughts out there in their work and engaging audiences socially through artistic flourishes and strokes.
Art+Feminism Delhi 2018: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon | Feminism In India

Art+Feminism Delhi 2018: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Since March is globally celebrated as Women's History Month, FII collaborated with The Heritage Lab to conduct the global Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA).
Bharatanatyam In The Wild

Bharatanatyam In The Wild: Claiming Our Bodies And Spaces Through Dance

Bharatnatyam In The Wild takes a classical Indian dance form to unconventional settings, and increasingly to more and more public spaces, including (but not limited to) streets.
'Battling to Normalise Freedom': Powerful Art Exhibition Hosted By Clark House Initiative

‘Battling to Normalise Freedom’: Powerful Art Exhibit Hosted By The Clark House Initiative

This exhibition made me aware of the violence I inflict on my skin and the role I play in projecting that violence as a 'fair-skinned' savarna woman.
Am Like Other Girls

With Tara Anand And Ellie Lee: I Am Who I Am, And I Am...

The project I Am Like Other Girls involves a mention of personal quirks and humorous artistic representation of the narrator.
Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke: Talking About Gender-Based Violence Through Music

The Dhai Aakhar Prem Ke event detailed the essentialness of a "unified" voice and solidarity that is created through music against violence.
साल 2017 में इन 6 कलाकारों की कला बनी मील के पत्थर | Feminism In India

साल 2017 में इन 6 कलाकारों की कला बनी मील के पत्थर  

जाने 6 ऐसे कलाकारों की कला से को जिन्होंने महिलाओं पर केंद्रित मुद्दों पर अपनी बेबाक-बेहतरीन रचनाओं से इस साल मील के पत्थर बना दिया|

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5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About | Feminism In India

5 Indian Women Historians You Need To Know About

It’s important to learn about women historians who have increasingly influenced our understanding of the world and its history.
6 Bollywood Characters You Didn’t Know Were Feminist | Feminism In India

6 Bollywood Characters You Didn’t Know Were Feminist

Can on-screen feminism go beyond the abla naari turned Kali maa? Let’s meet some subtler Bollywood characters who were feminists.
How Biological Determinism Perpetuated Sexism Through Science

How Biological Determinism Perpetuates Sexism Using ‘Science’

Biological determinism, by definition, refers to the ''idea that all human behaviour is innate, determined by genes, brain size, or other