A Tryst of Pain and Art

What about Sylvia Plath’s story compelled you to read her book? What about Kurt Cobain hooked you into his raw, expressive music? If you are anything like me, you were probably intrigued by their haunting stories of pain, trauma, and the appeal of the ‘tortured artist’. But did they need to suffer through irreparable trauma to create genre-defining art? The popular idea of the tortured artist cycle goes: pain creates beautiful art, therefore…

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Sahana

Sahana

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Closeted artist & writer with a buzzing mind & loud voice. I speak on mental health, intersectional feminism, structural oppression & other random stuff.