Lives and works in New Delhi (since 1995)

Current Works

“Axial Margin Urdu Park” (ongoing since 2015)

Networks & Neighbourhood / Mobile Mohalla (ongoing since 2014)

The Park (2008–2009)


Iaspis, The Swedish Arts Grants, Committee's International Programme for Visual Artists, Malmö (2017)

Shortlisted for International Public Art Award (IAPA), Forecast Public Art, New York (2015)

Pro Helvetia studio residency, Basel (2010–2011)

“1Mile2”, Six weeks residency at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (2009)

“PUBLIC ART” grant, Foundation of Indian Contemporary Art (2008–2009)

“tMute Dialogue”, three months residency at Watershed Media Lab, Bristol (2002)


Artist (since age 18)


MPhil in Media Art, Coventry School of Art and Design, Coventry University, UK (2005)

M.V.A (Masters Degree in Visual Art) in Painting, Rabindra Bharati Univeristy, Calcutta (1994)

B.V.A (Bachelors Degree in Visual Art) in Painting, Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta (1991)

BA (Bachelors of Art), Calcutta University, Calcutta (1985)

South Point High School, Calcutta (1981)

Mother: Teacher in a private school in Calcutta
Father: Photo journalist and designer
Younger Brother: Carpet manufacturer
One Son (born 2012)

Dream job as a child: Teacher
Dream job as teenager: Artist

Historical Event


Further Information

The Park

Mats Staub, Peter Schürmann, New Delhi, 04.12.2017