Rakshita Mittal is a visual artist who generally explores the complexities of the relationships people share with spaces.
She has been working as a professional photographer for more than five years and has co-founded a photography and film company called Studio Basic.
At the Buinho Residency, Rakshita worked with local elderly women of Messejana to create a body of work around the lives of the women there. The resulting body of works, entitled “Through my Kitchen Window“, further explores the kind of roles women of Messejana play at home and in professional spheres. This documentary series is a personal memoir of the artist’s interactions with these women, where the photographer, also became an intimate part of their narratives as these women share slices of their lives with her