Ditty is an Indian independent artist and urban ecologist whose music is inspired by the natural world. She started by playing music on the streets to reclaim public spaces as a woman (#StreetsForUs). Her debut album released in June 2019 and was called ›debut album of the year‹ by India Today. Picked up by several Spotify editorial playlists with over 500,000 listeners; Ditty secured a sync in a Netflix original and was selected as one of 30 emerging artists from all around the globe to be part of the Talent Exporter Program at Midem, Cannes, 2020. Ditty is collaborating with german organisation Viva Con Agua, to write a water-themed record called ›Rain is Coming‹ to raise funds for water conservation in Nepal, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and India. With her tour ›Make Forests Not War‹ she is working on a conscious model for touring for artists to offset carbon emissions.

Ditty receives a grant of 4,000 euros in 2023.

Portrait of Ditty, flower branches are stuck to her face and neck with adhesive tape
Photo: Kira Issar