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

Mehendi
Art

Mehendi

Mehendi is a series that explores themes of Indian heritage, womanhood and art styles. It is a journey of self-discovery and appreciation for melanin-tinted skin, something I have begun to incorporate into my art lately. As a young 17 year old artist, I’ve been trying to diversify my art and explore my roots. I notice … Continue reading

PCOD
Poetry / Writing

PCOD

 Featured art by Egle Plytnikaitemy body is a bleeding boatthere’s firecrackers and soft stones bursting out of my womb and onto the footpath;the cracking noise was my ribs,in case you were wondering. my body is a bleeding boatit swells and the limbs spread like they were crucified with gold nails,i am not allowed to condemn my conveniences … Continue reading