I’m a classical dancer slash rookie poet in my first year of college in Delhi, India where I’m studying for an undergraduate degree in history.
Outside of academic work, I’ve had some great opportunities to work intensively in a classical Indian dance form called Bharatanatyam and I’ve travelled and toured ensemble productions in India and abroad.
It seems apparent now, in retrospect, that stories and narratives have really always been at the heart of all the things I’m drawn to so it’s not surprising that I was drawn to Postcards for Peace in much the same way as I have been to history, dance and literature. For too long, we’ve underestimated the power of narrative, storytelling and the arts in general and the potential in each of these mediums to collectively shape and inform our worlds, lives, and politics.
Postcards for Peace is a wonderful initiative that embodies a crucial understanding of the sentiment and I’m very excited to be an ambassador and campaigner for this endeavour.