DESI DRAG KINGS
Gender-bending performance has existed for centuries all around the globe.
If western drag has been popularised and is now part ofthe mainstream, there is a lackof diversity in the representation of different cultures within that movement.
Concept in collaboration with Bidisha Mohanta
Photography credits : Wanda Hendricks, Pauline Perrin
Make-up, Styling : Anusha Govindaraj, Pauline Perrin
By highlighting the cross-dressing practice in India, this collaborative photography project aims at the empowerment and visibility for queer women living in a «desi» a.k.a. South Asian environment.
Mumbai, India, 2018.