The Future is Female: An Interview with Madame Gandhi

By chance, our paths crossed at a long communal table over chips and queso shortly before midnight. She was in Durham, she said, at Moogfest as I was too and she was hosting a few workshops and a communal concert during the weekend-long festival.

Her name is Kiran Gandhi, or, Madame Gandhi (her stage name). She is a a drummer (and has played for M.I.A. and for Kehlani), she’s a public speaker and activist, went viral when free-bleeding on her period during the London Marathon, and centers her work around celebrating and elevating the…