Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Art & Poetry

In this section, find articles on Indian feminist art activism (artivism) by Feminism in India.

Comic: Valentine's Day Special - Anti-National Love

Comic: Valentine’s Day Special – Anti-National Love

Since the moral police are this stupid, maybe we should take advantage of it? To any couple who is facing backlash and opposition from their family about their choice in partner, use Valentine's day to your advantage. Get married, and make the moral police explain it to everyone.
पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल | Feminism In India

पीरियड के मिथक तोड़ने की सशक्त पहल

लयला अपनी कला को सरोकार से जोड़कर एक नया रूप देना चाहती है| उन्होंने अपनी कला के लिए एक ऐसे विषय को चुना है, जिसे आमतौर पर हमारे समाज में वर्जित माना जाता है, यानी कि मासिकधर्म या पीरियड|

How We Made The Rope That Hanged Rohith [Poem]

We sowed the seeds when we called ourselves Hindu

I’m Safe Till My Luck Runs Out [Poem]

A poem on how a woman's safety in public spaces and otherwise depends on her luck.
war on our bodies

We Wear War On Our Bodies [Poem]

We wear war on our bodies, draping them sensually over our bosom, look at us, hold your gaze while your thoughts run wild.

Bodily Integrity and Freedoms [Artwork]

What does bodily integrity and freedoms mean to you?

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Colourism: Will The Indian Society Never Learn?

Colourism: Will The Indian Society Never Learn?

Sadly, Bollywood has not yet become “woke” enough to check their own standards of beauty and the rampant colourism, much less apologize for it.
Here Is Why I Shall Not Leave My Tattoos At The Door

Here Is Why I Shall Not Leave My Tattoo At The Door

Tattoos may be a form of art that a segment of the young generation is rapidly lapping up, but there are important spaces where they are still a taboo.
Kittur Rani Chennamma leading the battle

Rani Kittur Chennamma: India’s Valiant Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kittur Chennamma, queen of Kittur, was an Indian ruler to lead an armed rebellion against the British East India Company. Even though her attempt failed, she was an inspiration for the upcoming freedom fighters.