Dr Mamta Mantri explores the idea of ‘space’ through different media, in both theory and praxis. She writes about Mumbai and its place in art and culture, especially theater and cinema. Her articles have featured in prominent Indian journals, including Cinemaya, The Muse India, and The Criterion. She has also worked as a research lead for various historical and architectural engagements, including scenographic museums and heritage conservation projects in India. Following her belief that ‘space’ is also a personal and creative expression, she has created engaging living spaces using Indian craft and design sensibilities. She holds a PhD in English Literature and a Master’s in History from the University of Mumbai, India.