Art in A Time Of Conflict

Kashmir's young artists portray trauma through art

Art in A Time Of Conflict As India moves to revoke the special status given to Kashmir, many fear of unrest in the world's most militarised zone. This report profiles a handful of the region's artists striving to live and create.
Jammu and Kashmir has felt like a battleground for nearly 3 decades. It is a place of tear gas and gunfire, of rape and abductions, but also of beauty. "When you face these situations, you feel compelled to act", says poet Zeeshan Jaipuri. "You feel compelled to write." This view of life on the ground goes beyond the everyday headlines.

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