In its myriad forms, art has long been seen as a key part of social resistance and change. The work of seminal visual artists like Amrita Sher-Gil, Barbara Kruger and Frida Kahlo (to name a few) has long served to inform the greater public of the intricacies of social movements brimming under the surface of … Continue reading Deconstructing Narratives: Stories, Activism and the Future of Resistance
Gaysi Family is releasing the seventh edition of their annual Gaysi Zine! It is being unveiled on 1st September, 2018, at Gaysi Zine Bazaar (Mumbai Edition). This issue, entitled “For the Love Of God”, draws upon stories of queerness within the realm of Indian mythology. The stories are refreshingly represented through graphic adaptations. They tell … Continue reading ‘For The Love Of God’: A Zine Exploring Queerness in Indian Mythology
This weekend, Gaysi is curating Zine Bazaar, a celebration of art, identity and literature with 50+ creators from all over the country bringing together their zines, merch and more! Team Qitaab is super stoked to be attending the event on the 1st and 2nd of September at G5A, Mahalaxmi. Make sure you keep your eyes … Continue reading Five zines to look out for at Zine Bazaar this weekend!
Gayatri Visvanathan All these straightstraight girls. With their curvingcurving smiles. Their swervingswerving bodies. This isn’t playingfair Why are you swerving away Come back here and straighten me out.
Shom Okami These days when my mother texts, “How are you doing?” I want to say many things. I want to say I don’t know How I am. I want to say I could be better, Ma. Or talk about the fact that I went through depression And immense anxiety. I want to tell her … Continue reading Unsaid, Unasked, Untold