Art & Poetry

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

Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Eunice de Souza has written and published a range of writings including the novels Dangerlok (2001) and Dev And Simran (2003), four children’s books and poetry collections.
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.
Comic: The Secret To The Perfect Body!

Comic: The Secret To The Perfect Body!

We're expected to look a certain way, to have a certain body type. But every body is different, just like every person is different. No body is more beautiful than the other. So love and embrace your body, however it looks, it's absolutely fine.
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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.
36 Days Of Feminist Type By Kruttika Susarla

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

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Kruttika Susarla is a Delhi-based designer who created 36 visually stunning & informative images on intersectional Indian feminist movement(s).
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Comic: How Does CSE Help Young People? | #WhyCSE

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CSE covers a range of issues in an age and stage appropriate manner. It benefits people of all ages, genders and sexual identities!
Bharatanatyam In The Wild

Bharatanatyam In The Wild: Claiming Our Bodies And Spaces Through Dance

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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 Truth About Burqa By Zainab Rashid

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

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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.
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Women In Indian Contemporary Art: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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For September, FII collaborated with Khoj International Artists' Association and co-hosted a Wikipedia Editathon on Women In Contemporary Indian Art.

Boys of Bangladesh launches first-ever Bangladeshi lesbian comic “Dhee”

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Boys of Bangladesh launches Dhee, a lesbian comic character.

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Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

Housework And The Normalization Of The ‘Clueless Man’

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When the cluelessness of the man with respect to housework is normalised, the actual burden is thrust on the woman.
Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

20 Indian Songs That Are A Must For Your Feminist Playlist

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These are 20 Indian songs you need to listen to which will empower you and make you feel happy about being a woman.