A night of resistance through the eyes of an artist.
Author: Pariplab Chakraborty
Illustrated: Civil Disobedience in 2019 Delhi
The Wire's illustrator Pariplab Chakraborty ventured out in these troubled times to see a city come together despite facing a sea of khaki.
‘Who Will Be a Citizen?’: Hundreds Protest the CAA at Jantar Mantar
Live portraits from Jantar Mantar where activists, students, lawyers, artists and common people gathered to raise their voice against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
‘Bol Ke Lab Azaad Hain Tere’: Dissent Through Art on World Press Freedom Day
With the killing of journalists and widespread media censorship, is the Indian media really free?
‘Annihilate Patriarchy’: Artist Paints Women’s Anger Against the Present Government
Thousands of women marched from Mandi House to Parliament street vowing to vote out the Bhartiya Janata Party.
On International Women’s Day, This Artist Brings Alive Tribal Women’s Anger Against Forced Eviction
In this series, the artist made charcoal sketches of tribal women who are angry about the SC order that resulted in the eviction of over 27 lakh people from …
Ink Revolution: Artist Sketches Young India’s Voices of Resistance
In this series, artist Pariplab Chakraborty brings alive the collective anger of the young population who took to streets to protest education and employment crisis in the country.
Remembering the Trauma of the Babri Masjid’s Demolition Through Art
In this series, artist Pariplab Chakraborty imagines and commits the trauma of the demolition to our collective memory through these paintings.
Invisible No More: This Artist is Busting Gender Stereotypes With Portraits of Women Farmers
We often imagine "the Indian farmer" as a man, forgetting that women form a significant part of the agrarian economy.
Censored Screams: Art for Our Political Moment
In the following series of paintings I have tried to reflect the current political scenario of India.