|Born||1962 (age 55–56)|
|Alma mater||University of Leeds, Slade School of Art, Royal College of Art|
She was born in Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India, in 1962. At the age of four, she moved to London, England with her family. Between 1981 and 1985 she studied at the University of Leeds. She then studied art the Slade School of Art in London from 1988-1990. Between 1996-1998 Biswas studied at the Royal College of Art.
As a conceptual artist, Biswas works in a variety of mediums, including performance, film, and installation. During the 1980s, Biswas was primarily a painter. For instance, her paintings Housewives with Steak-Knives (1985) and Through Rose-Tinted Windows form part of the Bradford Museums and Galleries permanent collections on display at Cartwright Hall. Her works often reflect on questions of gender and cultural and ethnic identity. For instance, her film Birdsong captures the story of young Indian boy who longs to own a horse and is filmed against the backdrop of an English period home.
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