Harnoor Kaur

:: AGE

20

:: LOCATION

Mumbai, India

:: MEDIUM

Words

:: IDENTIFIES AS

immeasurable mess

As a womxn, why do you think it is important to create?

because more often than not, women are told that the only important thing they can create, is a baby.

What has been your proudest moment as an artist/creative?

My mother proudly boasting about my writing to her friends.

How do you define love?

I cannot.

Describe the space that you like to create in?

transportation to places; of the mind, or the body or both.

What do you like to listen to while you create?

white noise

What is your earliest memory of making art?

When I was 13, I wrote a poem about Life. That has to be amusing, childish and way ahead my age, for sure.

Do you have any words of advice for young womxn/artist/creators out there?

Don’t pay heed to others’ progress. Don’t envy them, be happy of everyone’s progress and achievements. Keep doing your work, and that is enough to stay happily alive. You will be fine. I promise.

What social issues do you care about most?

Feminism, Animal cruelty, LGBTQ rights and women’s rights.

What could you not live without?

Food, and words.

How do you make time to create?

I wish I made more time to create. Currently, I write small verses whenever I get time.

How does your mental health affect your work?

Mental health is very important. I couldn’t write for months because of my depression last year, because it made me feel like I’m worthless and don’t deserve words.

Who are your influences/inspirations?

Virginia Woolf

What message do you want to spread with your art?

We are immeasurable. We cannot be defined, we cannot be put into boxes. We are so much more, we need to love ourselves before we are ready to love someone else.