Sunday, February 23, 2020

Art & Poetry

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

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

Are You Indian? This Rapper From Odisha Talks About Racism In Music Video

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Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
Seeking Femininity In Kabir's Poetry

Seeking Femininity In Kabir’s Poetry

This article seeks to exhibit the poetry of Kabir to substantiate the paradoxical gender situation where there is both conservative rigidity and spiritual fluidity.
Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist | Feminism In India

Frida Kahlo – The Woman, The Artist, The Feminist

“Feet, what do I want them for if I have wings to fly”, these magical words enunciated by Frida Kahlo define her in more ways than one.
In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

In Conversation With The Casteless Collective: Dismantling Social Injustice Through Music

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The Casteless Collective is a political world music ensemble band which promotes and spreads the idea of equality with a primary intention of making people more politically aware and to understand the status quo.
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6 Hilarious And Subversive Muslim Women Instagram Artists

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In order to find authentic characters and creators that are able to do their art with no holds barred, these are 6 Muslim women creators on Instagram who subvert stereotypes in a hilarious manner.
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The #LforLove Project: The Lesbian Is Not Just A Body

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The #LforLove project is not only important to combat lesbian fetishization, but also to normalise the image of two women being in a relationship with one-another.
Sister Fusion

The Sister Fusion Project: Using Creativity For Conversations

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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

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"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.
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6 Madhubani Women Artists Who Pushed Out Dominant Narratives

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Here’s a list of five Madhubani women artists who have used Madhubani for the purpose of active political involvement and community empowerment.
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5 Desi Women Illustrators We Should Know About

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These desi women illustrators are putting their thoughts out there in their work and engaging audiences socially through artistic flourishes and strokes.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

Why Is Marriage An Ultimatum For Women?

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A man at a higher position, who has rejected the idea of marriage is looked at like a saint whereas an unmarried woman with the same status would always be the topic of gossip.