Frances Murphy, Illustrator

Amrit got illustrated by Frances Murphy and was interviewed for a #FemaleRoleModel series by Brush&Bow, a creative journalism collective changing the world one illustration at a time. Recently, they have been conducting some incredible work in refugee camps in Lebanon.

“I think that trying to find ‘belonging’ in this life, believing that ‘life is elsewhere’, is futile. Human history shows we are a people that keep moving, evolving, growing. Our sense of belonging does not come from borders painted on a map. It comes from our belief system. Culture, is right here within us. And when we root ourselves within ourselves, a community of people that vibrates that same frequency begins to present itself to us. And you definitely can’t define that sound by race, ethnicity, gender…”

– Amrit Kaur Lohia

Read the full interview here.

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