Sashwati Mira Sengupta is a Bengali-Jamaican-Geordie arts & culture curator, producer, DJ and musician. Her work is directed by an internationalist outlook influenced by her beginnings in Jamaica, and youth spent in Saudi Arabia, India, Bangladesh and Tyneside. Her global musical vision developed while studying music at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
She has worked with: Refugee Week and Platforma Festival produced by Counterpoints Arts, Journeys Festival International and Night of Festivals produced by ArtReach, Music Action International, Community Arts North West, Manchester May Day Festival; and is a member of the Musicians union, the Manchester Trades Council, and the Anna Lindh Foundation Network.
Sashwati’s work has been supported by project funding from the Arts Council England and the PRS Foundation.