Upping the Aunty A Colouring Book for Adults #Unstitched / The Sari Project Greeting Cards

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A Colouring Book for Adults

A Colouring Book for Adults

While continuing work on my Upping the Aunty series of large-scale paintings, I decided to take a few weeks off to create the Upping the Aunty colouring book for adults and children alike. The book features 30 drawings all ready to be coloured in. It’s a feminist project that simultaneously challenges how we see our aunties and how […]

One Spirited Evening in August

One Spirited Evening in August

The launch for #Unstitched The Sari Project was held in Toronto on Wednesday, August 19. We had a full house with people joining us from various communities in Toronto. I began the evening with an introduction to the project, my intentions and the very personal story the project emerged from. This story, the first of 108 is […]

#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

#Unstitched Toronto Launch Aug 19, 2015

Come celebrate the Launch of #Unstitched / The Sari Project Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7-9:30pm Artscape Youngplace, Rm 107, 180 Shaw St, Toronto  1 sari. 108 people. We invite you to the launch of #Unstitched: an international, collaborative, performance art project and the co-launchof Unstitched Thoughts – a series of conversations on the idea of Sari […]

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Cover Art for “Unsettling India”

Back almost a year ago, I was approached by Duke University Press to license an image of my artwork Anamika Sengupta (Ann) to them for the cover of a forthcoming title “Unsettling India: Affect, Temporality, Transnationality” by Purnima Mankekar who is a Professor of Gender Studies and Asian American Studies at UCLA.. I was thrilled as […]

Funding for Unstitched!

Funding for Unstitched!

I am thrilled to announce that I have been awarded a $5000 grant from the Toronto Arts Council for my international performative art project Unstitched: The Sari Project. This money will cover project expenses, including the journey of a single 6-yard sari around the world. Stay tuned for more details as Unstitched begins this winter […]

Press, Press and More Press!

Press, Press and More Press!

Over the month of August and into early September, my project entitled “Upping the Aunty” has received a wave of positive press. NPR, NBC, Midday, The Times of India, The Hindu and others have written about the project and shared photographs from the aunty street style tumblr. Countless others have shared the project through Twitter, […]