Sejal Patel


Sejal Patel’s website

Sejal Patel, from The Memsahib

Angrez chale gaye lekin aap ko chhod gaye.” This is a Hindi phrase that means “The English left but left you behind.” This remark has entered the common vocabulary of interactions between people who see themselves as real Indians and those they see as inauthentic Indians. My current body of work is a response to this phrase, which rings in my ear every time I visit India. (excerpt from statement at