Thursday, November 1, 2012

Arthursday: Tejubehan.

"I see a girl going somewhere on a bicycle, and I draw a whole group of girls, all of them on the way somewhere." -Tejubehan



"At its heart, however, the story is really a feminist story — a vision for women’s liberation in a culture with oppressive gender norms and limiting social expectations. In envisioning the woman of the city — biking, driving, flying — Tejubehan is really envisioning what it might be like to live in a world where to be female means to be free to move and free to just be..."

So simple and beautiful like her and her hands. And those bracelets. I'm a big fan already. Check the complete post and the interview here:
Drawing from the City: Exquisite Indian Folk Art Meets Women’s Empowerment.
If you love feeding your brain with facts+history knowledge, then BrainPickings is your site. Curated by Maria Popova this site is a great online source for all good things, people and history in this world.
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