Sanika Phawde is an illustrator and comix artist working between Mumbai and New York City. Her recent work explores the theme of processing and documenting human relationships through mix-media reportage illustrations. She is inspired by everyday life, instances of emotional connection between strangers, and the social systems we are contained in. She is also fascinated by the conversations people have over food. She is currently working on an autobiographical narrative about romancing New York, and the inevitable complications that arise from this courtship.