Lockdown is for the people, not for creativity and imagination’ – insights on resilience from the Chitra Santhe artists
See also YourStory’s coverage of six earlier editions of Chitra Santhe: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015, as well as compilations of Top Quotes of 2020 on Art in the Era of the Pandemic, Indian Art, Art Appreciation and Practice, and Beauty and Business of Art.
Ashwini R “Rather than saying that I create art, I would like to say that art is moulding me into what I am,” explains Bengaluru artist Ashwini R, in a chat with YourStory. She is an ENT surgeon as well as a self-taught artist. “These pandemic times are really hard for all of us. Being a healthcare professional puts me in the frontline. We are almost always stressed out. The fear of developing the disease or worse, spreading it to our loved ones, is constantly on our mind.
March 17, 2021
Tell us something about yourself and how did you start creating?
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March 12, 2021
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March 08, 2021
Why are you an Illustrator?
I loved art and craft as a kid and wanted to be a part of design industry. The decision of being an ..