50+ South Asian creatives. 13 countries. 1 Comics Anthology. Stories about Gender,Identity, Boundary and Exclusion. Presented by Kadak.
Notes and research articles on my painting ‘The Harvest’, which you can find here
Over the past few months, the Kadak Collective has been working to create a set of graphic narratives about breasts. From moobs to masectomy to the male gaze, a variety of perspectives on the same subject matter. We were one of nine grantees for this year’s Gender Bender, a joint project of Sandbox Collective and Goethe Institut / […]
JUST 3 MORE DAYS UNTIL OUR 3 DAY KADAK READING ROOM IS OPEN! I’ll be exhibiting my short zine/illustrated story on breasts (great subject no?) with of the Kadak Collective for Gender Bender 2018 at the Goethe-Institut Bangalore. Opening 24 August 5 – 7 PM 25 & 26 August 12 – 7 […]
Clove Magazine, a magazine about south asian art & culture, which launched it’s first issue in December, published a crop of Lesbians Riding Ponies. The print quality of the magazine is really nice. & an Interesting piece too. Zoom into the photo for a closer look.
Penultimate line! The story moves on… “These are your memories” whispered the apparition, now a shimmering silhouette “for your love to renew, you must begin anew. If you don’t wish your heart to rust, you must choose to forget the past!” The last line to be submitted this Sunday. How will you end the story? […]
Got featured on It’s Nice That as part of BOLD (south Asian design exhibition at the Rich Mix running til the 30th of sept) And that is nice! “Kadak is a collective of Indian female designers who work with graphic storytelling. “‘Kadak’ is often used to describe the strong, sharp tea served in India […]
Please join us for the opening of our latest exhibition Bold, in London. A visual feast of posters, zines, films, typography and digital works that reveal the vibrancy and diversity of work underway in India’s visual communications scene. Part of the celebration of 70 years of independence from British rule Some of My Framed […]
A nice article/ artist interview on YouthkiAwaaz on Saptan stories: What excites you most about being part of Saptan Stories? I really like the unknown quality of what may happen with a live, evolving story, created by the public. It’s both a little scary and exciting because anything can happen. My favourite story of recent […]
The Story continues… “I was falling through what seemed like a long tunnel, blinded by lights. I somehow landed on my two feet and found myself in a large hall. Walls covered in photographs. Photographs of my entire life.” In case you forgot how it goes: 7 weeks, 7 artists, one story etc: Read the […]
Thought I’d show the step by step working process for last weeks illustration for #SaptanStories: I usually start with small thumbnails or a rough sketch. Hands usually need a reference and I used my own here. Once I’m happy with the sketch, it gets inked up and then at last on to the colouring. (The […]
Saptan Stories completed illustration week 4 “Before I could utter an answer, my heart made the choice. How she heard its silent cry, I do not know. The lake opened and a chasm appeared. I was sucked into a whirlpool of water, light and chaos.” ********* 7 artists, 7 weeks, 1 Story: A 7 […]
Thanks to everyone who came to the New Years Day Sketchup to hear me talk about my work. (Hungover or otherwise) And thanks to all who stayed back to sketch vaginas for Vagina Monday (post about that to follow!) Many thanks to Madhuvanthi Mohan for organising and hosting. Photo of my talk by Riddhi Parekh
Ah it’s been so long since I had good Spam. (Unrelated featured image from an old sketchbook. It’s a pitcher plant with a bee drowned in it: Reference from a national geographic.) HELLO DEAR – Oh my Pardon me for Contacting You Through this media. But please I am in Desperate Need of your assistance; […]
News News News. 1. New work for Kulture Shop Up here 2. One of the many artists featured here (not sure why it’s a gendered list but I’ll take it!) Polka Cafe: Top Women Illustrators in India 3. I also FINALLY had business cards made. Now just to work out how I hand these out, […]