These first steps were really important for us to establish the ethos of the group, namely one that was as diverse as possible and didn’t just showcase fair-skinned, North Indian, Muslim and Hindu women.
As a community, we aren't very vocal and often conceal our emotions under the pretext of ‘strength’. We shed tears in isolation and hold back from speaking about the people we have lost.
we speak to some of the BOBBA artists to see what they're doing now and what the exhibition meant to them.
The section of the photography exhibit documenting the fight for independence and the struggle of partition is particularly striking.
The photo series features women from diverse industries, with a desire to transform and disrupt the restrictive narratives of the Muslim woman.
As designers their responsibility is in their trade, to challenge the expectations of an industry steeped in capitalist and colonial mindset.