Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Art & Poetry

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

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.
Meena Kandasamy

The Poetry Of Meena Kandasamy: A Tool of Political Dissent

Meena Kandasamy and her poetry embody a long withstanding fight against the stringent subjugation and atrocities undergone by the non-dominant caste community.
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).
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: His Qawwali And Everyday Sexism

A recent realization has dawned on me that a dedication to someone like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and his art, it becomes incumbent to point out the inherent misogyny contained in such works.
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.
The Poet Speaks: A Heart To Heart With Aditi Angiras | Feminism In India

The Poet Speaks: A Heart To Heart With Aditi Angiras

Aditi Angiras is an intersectional feminist poet, founder of Bring Back The Poets and queer activist who uses the power of words to communicate and inspire.
Harnidh Kaur

In Conversation With Harnidh Kaur On The Online Feminist Movement

As a child of the Internet, Harnidh Kaur has become one of the leading feminist voices online with her poetry, positivity and honesty.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

Know Your Neighbour: A Team Committed To The Goal Of Communal Harmony

In the times when communal passions are being fanned continuously, Know Your Neighbour is a powerful, essential and momentous campaign trying to narrow gaps between communities through initiatives at the grassroots level.
St. Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

Posted by Palak DawarAs per the Indian Constitution, there is no such right as the “right to...