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Q & A

Sheba Chhachhi

A River of Memories

By Jyoti Dhar

Daytime installation view of SHEBA CHHACHHI's Black Waters Will Burn, 2011, at the Yamuna River in 

New Delhi, which was produced for the Yamuna-Elbe Public Art and Outreach Project. Courtesy the artist.

Over the last three decades, Sheba Chhachhi has formed a practice that traverses the fields of documentary filmmaking, women’s rights activism and installation art. With an inclination for the unseen and unspoken worlds of women—from female ascetics to the Yamuna goddess, incarnate in the Yamuna River—Chhachhi’s practice gives voice and…

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