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Whether she is using paints, stitching clothes or embroidery, Kully Rehal likes to challenge the status quo within South Asian communities. Her work is continually shaped by everyday the British Asian lifestyle and events - crafting and illustrating unique pieces based on various perspectives and experiences. Her unique approach has reflected various styles of reference including 1960-70s Vintage Bollywood posters and music, world travel and culture. One of her recently popular projects was a series of portraits of immigrant Asian women, whom she had interviewed at an over-60s club. Shedding light on such taboo and controversial subjects, some of which include stereotypes on homosexuality, menstruation awareness and domestic abuse, are what represent how FunkyBaba aims to challenge and yet educate the social norm. "The world is our oyster and it's our duty to explore and question our surroundings in order to gain experiences which is where real personal growth and strength are derived from. I often use my art as an excuse to sift through my past life experiences and spiritual journey to understand 'The self ' up close through visuals." - Kully Rehal FunkyBaba conceptualises, designs, recycles and upcycles anything groomed from peoples' perspectives, to fashion and furnishings. What makes Kully's work so intimate is that each piece, whether it be a personal project or for a client, is individually hand-painted to express and maintain the essence of ones sense of style, vision and originality. As she continues to define her art, challenge the expected, and shed light on various stereotypical issues, Kully Rehal hopes to illustrate and encourage a new wave of influence through her quirky, unique and animated style. Welcome to FunkyBaba. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=51438084 https://www.instagram.com/kully_rehal/

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Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

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