Artivism

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

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|
Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Meet Shristi Verma, The Instagram Artist Who Draws Queer Women In Love

Shristi Verma started an Instagram page by the name of Shayxme, where she draws queer women in love kissing and embracing.
Dharavi Art Room - Ladies Only, Stories For All | Feminism In India

Dharavi Art Room – Ladies Only, Stories For All

Dharavi Art Room asserts a unique claim to an authentic representation of the lived realities of women in Dharavi.

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Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

Made in Heaven Unpacks The Politics Behind Marriages In India

While the centre of the series remains the rich and elite class of Delhi, the focus of Made in Heaven remains to be the issues which are often swept under the carpet and closeted.
The Burning Of Holika

Reading Caste In Holi: The Burning Of Holika, A Bahujan Woman

Every Holi, we burn Holika – a Bahujan woman. Our festivals are based on Vedic & Puranic stories which suppress stories of the lower castes.
A Not-So-Patriot Act The Undue Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

A Not-So-Patriot Act: The Unwarranted Outrage Over Hasan Minhaj’s Show

Predictably, in this hostile environment, the newest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act was met with over-the-top and ridiculous outrage, complete with nastiness online, calls to boycott Netflix, and a harsh critique of Minhaj