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Documentary series about strong people, 
                       before they knocked down walls and broke 
                                              through barriers to get where they are.

LOVE.

TRAIN.

PRAY.

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VIKI.

Artist & Yoga instructor

"Brushed Beauty" is a powerful and inspiring documentary that delves into the life of Viky, a young girl who faced immense challenges growing up due to societal pressures and her own struggles with body image. As Viky navigates the complexities of adolescence, she grapples with feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt, which ultimately lead her to a dark place.

 

The documentary begins by exploring Viky's early years, highlighting the societal expectations and unrealistic standards of beauty that shaped her perception of herself. As Viky battles depression and contemplates suicide, the film takes a raw and honest look at the emotional turmoil she experiences.

 

The turning point in Viky's life comes when she discovers the therapeutic power of art. Fueled by a newfound determination to overcome her struggles, Viky channels her pain onto the canvas. In a bold and unconventional move, she begins to paint the female form, focusing on celebrating the beauty of women's bodies, imperfections and all.

 

The documentary captures Viky's evolution as an artist and the impact of her art on herself and others. Viewers witness the transformation from a girl burdened by self-loathing to an empowered woman using her creativity to challenge societal norms. Interviews with psychologists, art therapists, and those who have been touched by Viky's work provide insight into the healing potential of art in overcoming mental health challenges.

 

"Brushed Beauty" doesn't shy away from the difficult topics but instead emphasizes the importance of self-love, acceptance, and the strength that can be found in vulnerability. The film serves as a beacon of hope for individuals facing similar struggles, encouraging them to embrace their uniqueness and find healing through artistic expression.

 

Through Viky's journey, "Brushed Beauty" ultimately becomes a celebration of resilience, self-discovery, and the transformative power of art to inspire change, both within oneself and in the world at large.

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