In the middle of somewhere: Shadab’s journey with Festival of Voices

In the middle of somewhere: Shadab’s journey with Festival of Voices

I am going to narrate my journey being part of the beautiful project, Festival of Voices. I was in my own self, in my cocoon, in my life. Then I came to know about this project. I found the project interesting and finally got the opportunity to be part of it. But I never thought that it is going to impact me so deeply, that I might be in a sense of loss, confusion, and finding the reasons why the society is the way it is. Thinking about the people around me who…Read more
In Every Story – Deeksha’s journey with Festival of Voices

In Every Story – Deeksha’s journey with Festival of Voices

With my forgetful memory, I fail to recall the initial days of Festival of Voices. I remember when my mother had told me to take it easy and to not make this project – my own personal quest for fighting patriarchal oppression.  Festival of Voices started off as a ‘feminist hope’ for me. It was one of the mediums for re-claiming women’s voices, - something which my grandmother (who I lost last year) taught and practised while she struggled to be heard  by everyone in her life. To let ‘women’ speak for themselves…Read more