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Submission Title

Trichina

Artist Statement

Classical India provided a unique juxtaposition of art and life. One would readily see monasteries which extolled the values of asceticism and celibacy yet would display female sculptures that exuded sensuality. Such presentations are not hedonistic, but instead present the female form at its most divine and graceful. The tribhanga position was the epitome of this philosophy accentuating the curves and elegance of the sacred female.

Art offers me an avenue to decompress from school life and to use the knowledge I have gained in innovative ways. As a healthcare practitioner, I want to use this passion to develop new and interesting modalities for the spread of medical information.

About the Artist

Krishna Suri is a Second Year Medical Student.

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