Rajarshi Sengupta is a practitioner and a PhD candidate in art history at the Dept. of Art History, Visual Arts, and Theory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. His work focuses on artisanal histories and practice-theory interface. He has a Masters in Fine Arts from the S. N. School of Arts & Communication, University of Hyderabad, India. He has presented his work in symposiums at Chiang Mai, Thailand, and received the IIAS Travel Grants. He presented his work at symposiums in Hyderabad, Toronto, Madison, Montreal, and Evanston, among other places, and has been part of the summer school organized by the International Institute of Asian Studies, University of Leiden, in 2014 and 2017. He had his first solo show titled 450 Miles of Thriving Silence at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, in 2012. He co-curated 'WE', a शब्द/ شبد - an art-research project with Baishali Ghosh, funded by the Korean Cultural Centre, India, 2016. He is the first recipient of the IARTS Textiles of India Grant, the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 2017.