Shrishti Chatterjee, Kozhikode

Shrishti chatterjee is a visual artist and researcher. Having grown up in different cities, it became important for her to ponder on identity and migration in urban spaces. She hopes to be able to create work that examines everyday experiences of living in the city through the mediums of film, design and visual storytelling.

The elusive world of the ‘bachelor woman’ hopes to reframe the identity of the single migrant woman in the city. It does so while examining the private spaces of women and their negotiations with privacy, safety, freedom and pleasure. Public places in cities offer little to no access and safety for women, what then can reclaiming private spaces like one’s home mean for the collective experience of belonging to the city?

 

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