Moushumi Bhowmik

Moushumi Bhowmik is a singer, writer and researcher based in Kolkata. Together with Sukanta Majumdar she created The Travelling Archive, based on field recordings from Bengal. Bhowmik collaborates with a range of artists, always stressing the continuity between diverse musical traditions and the relationship between various art forms. She has composed for Bengali documentaries and art cinema. She also conducts doctoral research at the School of Cultural Texts and Records at Jadavpur University on wax cylinder recordings from Bengal made in the 1930s, and explores the process and politics of archiving.

As of September 2020