Story-Re-Telling | Exhibition
The protagonist is Priya, a rape victim, who with the aid of the goddess Parvati finds her shakti, i.e. power, which allows her to take a stand against violence.
The printed graphic novel is supplemented with a layer of augmented reality. After scanning a picture using a mobile app, the reader gains access to additional content – videos, sounds, and images.
The Indian-born director lives in the US, but Priya’s Shakti is a project created for Indians by Indians. It was conceived as a part of a social awareness campaign for Indian schools.
The author on his creative process:
Author: Ram Devineni
Team: Ram Devineni, Dan Goldman, Vikas K. Menon, Lina Srivastava