Conference Speaker for the Gandhi-King Global Initiative (GKGI) Conference: The Uplift of All: Gandhi, King, and the Global Struggle for Freedom and Justice; October 11-13, 2019
Shelly Jyoti, whose educational background includes English Literature and Fashion – has a keen interest in both India’s material and socio-political history, that has inspired her textile work over the past few decades. As an artist, her work centers around the iconographic elements within the cultural context of modern Indian history and contemporary times with focus on Gandhi’s philosophies building moral and peaceful societies.
Recent works include: Revisiting Gandhi: The Art of Shelly Jyoti, Retro/introspective 2009-2018; Bound by duty: An idea of Swaraj and collectiveness 2018; The Khadi March: Just Five Meters 2016; Salt: The Great March 2013; Indigo Narratives 2009
She lives and works in Gurgaon and New Delhi, India
For more information on Shelly Jyoti, visit her website.