வலிமை & விரிதிறன் meaning "Strength & Resilience"
Referring to my mum's strength and resilience of her journey from Jaffna to London with some really precious and sentimental objects of her legacy, with some glimpses in her life in Jaffna
Refers to reclaiming so many aspects of my Tamil roots that I grew up distancing myself from
Refers to a Tamil Hindu tradition that celebrates a young girl getting her period for the first time. The historical belief is that this means the girl is ready to get married and bear children but in my family is just about celebrating become a woman
Styling and photography by Mathushaa Sagthidas ©.