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Saffron Sari, 2005. 10” x 14”. Digital print on archival paper.
Despite the power that women in India possess as keepers of the home and COO of the family unit, lack of formal education and opportunities to exert creativity and independence have left them in the unfortunate role of subordinate. Observing a nearby literacy class being offered to village women, this lady was silent as her sisters tasted empowerment for the first time.