Rahul Mitra is an artist, writer, and a scientist born in Hyderabad, India, now living in Houston. Mitra uses visual language drawn from the streets to interpret personal, socio-political dialogues exploring poverty, ennui, custom, love, strangeness, technology, and linguistics. His current work is focused on the study of the underbelly of the global cultures. His work has been shown in USA, France, Greece, Italy, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Peru, Mexico, Turkey, Egypt and India. He is one of the selected artists at the First Printmaking Triennial of ULUS in Serbia and Texas Biennial, 2011; India Art Fair 2012; Lone Star Performance Biennial; Project Row Houses; TX Biennial 2011/2013; and Portland Museum of Art Biennial 2013; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2014, Poor Farm, 2014. His project Box City - street and public art installation using thrown away cardboard and wood boxes, in collaboration with people who are not in the mainstream culture, was installed in Paris (in collaboration with Centre Pompidou); Marseille, Berlin; Delhi; Houston; Wisconsin; Tulsa; and Illinois.