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WHERE I WORK

Mithu Sen

TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY HEMANT SAREEN

MITHU SEN on the balcony of her studio in South Delhi, 2011. 

Photo by Hemant Sareen for ArtAsiaPacific.

An escalator ushers me into the silent, empty corridors of the upscale, high-rise apartment building where Mithu Sen shares an eighth-floor studio with her husband, artist Samit Das.

It took a half-hour drive over a congested overpass, past a vast, crowded, working-class neighborhood, to reach the gates of this suburban oasis wedged between South Delhi and a bordering industrial town. The sense of having…

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