'मटमैला' (Muddy) by Shubhshree Mathur


‘Father, Son and the Holy Ghost' by Priyankar Gupta


'डोरा की डोरी' (Dora ki Dori) by Sheetal Paul & Ishtha Kapoor

347 Karuna Stories


Date: August 2020
Initative by: Olive Ridley Collective
Sponsored by: The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and the Association of Designers of India

Winners: Shubhshree Mathur, Priyankar Gupta, Sheetal Paul (writer) Ishtha Kapoor (illustrator)


Inspiring Indian writers and illustrators to ‘share your hopes, visions and possibilities for a post-Covid world’, Karuna Stories was a competition that emphasised the power of word and image storytelling. The winning entries all impart poignant narratives of human connection, reflecting the subject many have had on their minds during the pandemic. 


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