We consume media, medicine and products without thinking if we actually need it, and we remain dependent on so many things that often do not serve us. So often, when I listen to the radio or hear music in a fitness class, I am aghast at the degree to which we tolerate misogyny in our culture. I choose to unpack and re-examine what I think is truth. This music video is a call to action for each of us to examine how hierarchy, capitalism and systemic oppression serve to keep us obedient, with little space for dialogue or critical thinking.

. “The current climate of political tension, owing to Black Lives Matter and the upcoming US elections, offers good timing for such a music video, especially with all of us sitting at home with our thoughts,” she concludes.

From a leadership standpoint, Lauren really aligned and understood the vision. Greg Abbott loosens coronavirus restrictions for restaurants and other businesses in most regions of Texas, The Contemporary Austin Announces New Outdoor Artwork by Artist Deborah Roberts, Expanding Abstraction: Pushing the Boundaries of Painting in the Americas, 1958 to 1983, Dallas Children’s Theater presents ANDI BOI, How Coronavirus Lockdown Is Impacting Artists, The Contemporary Austin Launches ‘The Contemporary from Home’ Web Site And Live, Online Art School Classes, Austin FC Celebrates Pride with Commemorative Patch, The NBA’s Expanding Relationship with the LGBTQ Community, Athlete Ally Launches Curriculum on LGBTQ Inclusion in Sport.

She is amazing and kept me in a good vibe throughout the shoot!

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I wanted to make a video that highlights and celebrates the aspects of Indian culture that I do love – community, vibrancy, female leadership, music, nature, and celebration. It’s a song that carries with it not only a stoic message, but unabashed joy as well.

It’s about asking whom do these systems benefit and whom do these systems oppress?
Learn how your comment data is processed. The video shows a new code of femininity and there is a strong underlying message you are trying to communicate through the video. Check out these social media links for more information about Madame Gandhi, Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery & Tasting Room, Emma S Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center, Gordon-White Building at the University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, Oswaldo A.B. It is freeing.

The two looks that we ended up with were a mix of designers. Gandhi explains, “We as artists have the power to use our art to vividly reimagine the world we wished we lived in. While I’m not here to critique male fantasy, I am here to provide and design the alternative. What does my version of freedom look and feel like?’”.

Madame Gandhi talks "Waiting for Me," optimism in dark times, and babies Madame Gandhi talks "Waiting for Me," optimism in dark times, and babies Kiran Gandhi isn't content to …

, who is a Black Lives Matter and anti-incarceration activist, he often says, “We cannot aim to break down one system of oppression just to build another one up.” By that he means all Black lives matter, all trans Black lives matter, that we must, no matter what our racial identity is, be inclusive of the LGBTQIA+ community of folks with different abilities and socioeconomic backgrounds than our own. Lauren designed the neon television and the jail world. The intention is genuine. In the spirit of these words, the Los Angeles-based musician has added a visual layer: a protest music video, directed by Misha Ghose. Madame Gandhi's new song “Waiting For Me" which will appear on her upcoming short-form album, Vibrations, opens up with the powerful line, “I'm not every day tryna turn up to the sound of my own oppression, you feel me?” This new protest song from Madame Gandhi is an ecofeminist anthem that calls on its listeners to examine how capitalism… . Gandhi’s flow is professorial and compelling, playful and pointed.

We want folks to say ‘these are the aspects that I love about my culture, and these are the aspects that I love about myself.’ Devika’s work is so naturally beautiful. Madame Gandhi: Waiting for Me ‘I won’t take in what they feed us/ Run away in my Adidas/ Brown girls of the world they need us/ Truth is love and love will free us.’ — Verse two, Waiting for Me by Madame Gandhi. Aastha is a young producer who works at a company called. As someone who fully identifies as an activist, it’s been a journey and a period of growth determining how to really merge my passion for social justice with my passion for music. It’s built off of problematic gender stereotypes, often reducing women and girls to our sex and sexuality. Her life was about balancing music, math, female empowerment, and intricately tying them all together. She was the one who sourced one of the only all-female drumming troops in India to come and be part of the larger drum scene and made it possible for it to be performed live in the forest. With its contrasting industrial imagery and color palettes, the visual brings to life the song’s empowering message, an eco-feminist call to action that eschews institutionalized power structures in favor of forging new narratives of self-expression. We hope you love watching it as much as we loved making it. We have seen that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected low income communities and folks of color because historically, low income communities and folks of color experience worse health conditions due to the quality of the food that is accessible.

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We also spent a lot of time as a cohort in the days before the shoot to really get to know each other so that when we were on camera there was a genuine, authentic connection. The second look was partially inspired by local Indian saris mixed with a Nigerian brand called.

When I was growing up,  I lived in India for three years and I attended an all girls school called St. Anne’s School in Mumbai where we wore uniforms.

It affects their ability to learn, their emotions, their bodies, their athleticism and so much more. So, this music video is about moving from repressive spaces where we just take in what we are fed, and seeking out acts and spaces of personal freedom and liberation in our own lives. It’s from Benares, which is a very, very famous holy city in India. Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT), Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, U.S. Transgender Population Health Survey, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), University of Chicago Booth School of Business, VA Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (Temple), VA Michael E. DeBakey Medical Center (Houston), VA South Texas Health Care System (San Antonio), Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act.

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So, themes of sunrise colours and sunlight have always inspired me. What is fashion to you? Madame Gandhi

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