Aqui Thami: On Feminism, Art & Dissent
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Aqui Thami: On Feminism, Art & Dissent

Aqui Thami is an artist, scholar, founder of Sister Library and present-day revolutionary. As a migrant Indigenous woman living in Bombay, part of mainland India, Aqui transverses blood-torn borders to actively create and nurture spaces of feminist community. Esthesia Magazine spoke to Aqui about art and revolution, but also of the minutiae of political being … Continue reading

Connections
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Connections

People perceive the environment and the need for its conservation differently. This difference is driven by social, economic, and political factors. A person’s relationship with the nature around them defines their desire to protect the same. These three panels of art are inspired by a tribal community from India called Warli. The Warli tribe is … Continue reading

Nostalgia
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Nostalgia

These artworks are the embodiment of a cancelled summer. A limited colour palette and wistful memories come together seamlessly to create 6 images that are merry, high-spirited and spunky. An ode to the summers we took for granted, and hope in favour of better times yet to come, each image is an indication of what … Continue reading

Husna
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Husna

Life is beautiful, that’s what I believe and every soul has that unique beauty. Husna means beauty and we are surrounded by beauty. There is a group of people who love themselves more than anyone else – their beauty lives forever. They call themselves Hijra but for me they are Husna. They believe they are … Continue reading