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Bombay from the Ground Up, Performance Included

Tejal Shah, still from Between the Waves, 2012
Tejal Shah, still from Between the Waves, 2012. Five-channel color and black-and-white video installation with sound, 85 minutes. Courtesy the artist and Project 88, Mumbai

Performance art in Bombay is experiencing a growth spurt. But while the scene is attracting increasing attention, it is also, as curator Susan Hapgood relates, the victim of underfunding and the subject of religious repression. More