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COVID Pedagogies: Tools, Content & Strategies

Vicky Talwar

Painting of flowers and branches over formal brush stroke ribbon shapes on a hazy blue background

Title: Willing Release

Artist: Vicky Talwar

Format: Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas, 30 x 40 inches

Year: 2021



Reflecting on life’s transitoriness and the need to accept change and release trauma during this pandemic, I fuse the material and the spiritual using flower garlands, mala beads, and sacred threads to purify body and soul and demonstrate my unique experiences of double consciousness and cultural disruption.