Shilpi Gulati is a filmmaker, researcher and theatre artist based in New Delhi. Her work documents different regional communities in India through oral history, ethnography and socially engaged art. She has been awarded the President’s National Film Award in India for her documentaries Qissa-e Parsi (2015) and Taala the Kunjee (2019) and has screened her works, including Naach Bhikhari Naach (2018) and Dere Dun Dilli (2012), across several venues internationally. An actor and a core member of pandies’ theatre, a feminist group, Shilpi works with women and young adults to investigate questions of marginality using community based theatre tools. Shilpi has also been a Fulbright scholar and currently completing her PhD at Jawaharlal Nehru University.