Artist Profile

KAWITA VATANAJYANKUR

To me, being a feminist artist is about believing in all justice and equality, and not only speaking about being ‘female’ as a gender.

WHERE DO YOUR IDEAS USUALLY BEGIN?

My ideas, inspirations and influences usually start with small discussions and conversations over dinner with my family about their work in the legal and justice sector. By bringing these personal conversations to the public through my art, I hope that somehow, someone may become more socially engaged and inspired to contribute positively towards an egalitarian and just society.

In ‘The Scale of Justice’ series, recently shown at the OzAsia Festival on a large outdoor screen, the hypnotic rhythm of the rice pouring onto the trays evokes an immediate curiosity as to the use of your body

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