Augusto Pinto

Song Sung Blue by Savia Viegas

Song Sung Blue by Savia Viegas

By Augusto Pinto

Issue no. 12

Catharsis is a Greek word which means cleansing, but in the context of the arts is regarded as the purifying or purging of depressing emotions like pity and fear by creating art that is tragic. This is what Viegas’s writing and painting attempts to achieve in Song Sung Blue, the life-story of a Goan Catholic woman named Divina