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Varanasi, the Feline series – Please share with us how you choose the themes for your collections…

“I choose themes based on a variety of things. Varanasi is based on spirituality and spiritual places that inspire me, and causes that I care about. I once went to Varanasi and was struck by the beauty of the bald widows and their personal freedom in the midst of their being destitute and societally condemned in India. At the time, the Ganges was being restored so I did a timeline on the resurrection, emancipation and glorification of the so called “mother” that we’ve worshipped yet destroyed, well-meaning as we may be.

“The is about power, innocence, grace and beauty as well

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