Rani is singing a narrative song she composed to accompany a scroll she painted about the AIDS crisis. The scrolls are called ‘pat’ and traditionally tell religious or mythological tales. The
‘patuas’ (artists who make the scrolls) use the same format to address social issues. We commissioned a scroll for out Fulbright ‘Following the Box’
project that deals with interpretation of a box of found WWII-era photographs.

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