Research Projects

Third Person: Interpreting Transgendered Bodies Between Narratives in South India

Dr S. Chandrasekaran
Fine Arts
SEA History, Culture, Policy

The research explores socio-cultural concerns surrounding the Aravani culture found in South India. By interpreting two specific narratives, Aravan (mythic, traditional) and Aravanis (gendered, life). The research examines the transgender community within the context of "transgendered" body, rituals and traditional narratives.

Cover image: God Aravan, Courtesy of the Artist.

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Interdisciplinary Research
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