Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Art & Poetry

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

The Truth About Burqa By Zainab Rashid

The Truth About Burqa: One Young Muslim Woman’s Powerful Spoken Word Poem About Her...

Zainab Rashid created a powerful spoken word poem: The Truth About Burqa on her choice to wear it and on the embattled discourse around it.
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

Samir Rishu Mohanty aka Big Deal's “Are You Indian?” talks about racism against Northeast Indians in a very direct tone.
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.
Eight Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

8 Best Feminist Comics Of Tatsuya Ishida

Tatsuya Ishida is an American comic who writes and draws the webcomic strip Sinfest. We bring you our top favourite feminist comics by him.
Unsolicited Advice: Boy Child

10 Pieces Of Unsolicited Advice That Help Make You A Better Woman

People are great at unsolicited advice. Unlike common sense, it comes naturally to everyone. Here are 10 pieces of advice women have received.
36 Days Of Feminist Type By Kruttika Susarla

Meet Kruttika Susarla – The Artist Behind 36 Days Of Feminist Type

Kruttika Susarla is a Delhi-based designer who created 36 visually stunning & informative images on intersectional Indian feminist movement(s).
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.
kalmuhi-interview

Meet Pranjali Dubey: The Artist behind ‘Kalmuhi’

Kalmuhi is an Instagram page featuring feminist art on female bodies and sexuality, started by Pranjali Dubey.
Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Meet Taksh Sharma: A 23-Year-Old Trans Model Who’s Breaking Glass Ceilings

Taksh Sharma has been making waves in the Indian fashion scene as well as on social media where she is popularly known as Kawaiibloggerchan.
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.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Dalit women poets

5 Dalit Women Poets Who Remind Us That Caste And Patriarchy Are Not Exclusive

Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.