hansika jethnani is a poet and visual artist currently living in mumbai. she has previously lived in jakarta, shanghai and london. her work explores a variety of themes including migration, sexuality, healing, mental health, and fat acceptance. she is interested in decolonisation and the dismantling of oppressive structures institutionalised within wider society. during her tenure as education officer at university of the arts london students' union she co-founded the decolonising the arts curriculum zine.
she is fond of experimenting with form and materiality in her visual art practice. a lot of her work is about letting go; letting the elements take over and allowing what is meant to be created, create itself. she sees herself as merely a mediator between the artwork and the elements.
she completed her ba (hons) in photography at london college of communication - university of the arts london in 2016.