The New Birth
Medium - Canvas with Charcoal and Acrylic Paints
Size – 61 by 41cm
This painting depicts every Asian feminist’s dream. The background refers to the heinous crime of killing a girl child and how girls were struggling to survive in the world. The red cloth in which the baby is wrapped refers to the culture of Asia. The blue color of the baby refers to the sadness and the cold treatment given to the girl. The mask refers to the new image the girls are creating for themselves and how they are breaking the stereotypes. The golden color is a symbol of goddess Laxmi who is a goddess in Hinduism and is known as the goddess of wealth and purity.