S02 E28: Durga Gawde


On Keeping it Queer this week, Navin talks to artist and activist Durga Gawde. Their drag name is Shakti.

They talk about:

  • Durga's journey with their gender fluidity.

  • How their parents created an artistic environment for them.

  • What Durga's parents thought about gender roles and how it made an impact on Durga.

  • Durga's days at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore and The Rhode Island School of Design, America.

On the Culture Vulture segment, Navin and Farhad pick on Sacred Games and some more current hot picks from pop culture, talking about the portrayal of transgender people.

Durga is on Instagram at @durgagawdestudio

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