Indian artists who hit their stride in Hong Kong: ‘I had the possibility to show right into a butterfly’
When she’s not portray partitions, Riya Chandiramani says she’s breaking them down. An artist born and raised in Hong Kong to Indian immigrant dad and mom, and an advocate for gender equality and girls’s empowerment, Chandiramani, 26, says her artwork challenges restrictive concepts that outline how girls “ought to” be.
She is now engaged on her first solo collection known as Cereal Field, a commentary on consumerism, nourishment and the feminine physique.
“It attracts inspiration from Indo-Persian miniature work, Chinese language…