A sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonachA sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonach
A sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonach

Imagine your city under a 30-day curfew – Instagram artist reacts to Kashmir lockdown

  • No phones, no internet, no flights out, her home a prison – Sumona Chakravarty visualises how her city, Kolkata, would look if faced with situation in Kashmir
  • Indian government ended self-government there and shut down communications. Her sketches are a potent reflection on residents’ feelings of trauma and isolation
Topic |   Kashmir
A sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonachA sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonach
A sketch from Sumona Chakravarty’s series ‘30 Days of Curfew’, which imagines how her hometown of Kolkata in India would be if it was under lockdown and curfew like Kashmir. Photo: Instagram/@sumonach
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