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Osheen Siva, "Minnal (மின்னல்)", 2021

Osheen Siva, "Minnal (மின்னல்)", 2021


Osheen Siva

Minnal (மின்னல்), 2021

Serigraphy on Keaykolour Biscuit (300 GSM)

59.4 x 42 cm

Edition of 20 + 2 AP + 2 GP

  • Artwork description

    Minnal which translates to lightning bolt in Tamil, explores the idea of a strong mutated character that thrives in their feminine energy in a lush and utopian universe. Exuding vibrancy, vigour and joy, the central figure derived from the actress Rekha is a representation of strength, confidence and beauty.

  • About the artist

    Osheen Siva is an illustrator and artist from Thiruvannamalai, currently based in Goa. Through the lens of surrealism, speculative fiction and science fiction and rooted in mythologies and her Dalit and Tamil heritage, Siva imagines new worlds of decolonized dreamscapes, futuristic oasis with mutants and monsters and narratives of queer and feminine power. 

    Her Past clients have included - Adult Swim, Whatsapp, Gucci, Vans, Converse, Levis, Dr.Martens, Decolonize Fest among others. They were also an Illustration Jury member for the One Club for Creativity - ADC's 100th Annual Awards in 2021.

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