migration

Ancestral histories/stories #1

This artwork titled Ancestral Histories #1 is by Saju Kunhan (b. 1983)  It is one of seven works from the Home Ground series, each of which imagines a historical event connected to the artist’s ancestors. Saju Kunhan has incorporated characters into stories he has heard when he was a  child by using pictures and characters… Read more »

Lost Histories

Among the many different communities that were displaced during colonial times were hundreds of Indian ayahs abandoned on British shores between the 18th and 20th centuries – to where they had been brought across oceans for work as nannies. While many of them were able to make their way back to the subcontinent, a lot… Read more »