Nicky Chandam is an emerging writer, poet, curator, photographer, producer, and passionate stories-seeker. She is an avid chronicler of arts through her photographs and words. Originally from Manipur, she is a now a Dehalvi after having lived in Delhi for more than a decade. She has been actively engaged in the Delhi Arts and Culture scene for more than 7 years as a photo enthusiast, covering performance spaces. She is the Founder and Director of Octave Foundation, which aims to provide platforms of convergence to celebrate ethnic diversities that build our cultural ethos. She strongly believes that stories can bring people together. Stories have been traveling for centuries across multiple borders without any visa or passport and hence, stories will bring down the walls existing between people of different communities.