The Alt: Binalakshmi Nepram won’t be silenced

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Photos by Kiki Vassilakis

"Binalakshmi Nepram isn’t ready to die. She has work to do. The poet, author, activist, and mother has a message to spread. Things weren’t always so clear. After escaping her home state of Manipur in India she languished, lost, afraid, uncertain.

She came to Art Omi in the Hudson Valley during this dark period where she felt everything was lost. After some time in the idyllic countryside, walking through Omi’s sculpture gardens and working with other writers, she came to realize that she wasn’t ready to capitulate to her tormentors in her state of Manipur–she wasn’t ready to be silenced..."

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