Parsons faculty Sugandha Gupta is a textile artist and maker who emphasizes the need to engage through the senses. She believes in discovering her strengths in her senses by working with her hands using a variety of different techniques and materials. She uses natural fibers such as paper, silk, cotton , cords, wool and transforms them by manipulating the materials. She creates a variety of textures and adds scents as well as sounds to create an immersive and evocative experience for her audience. Her work exist between the realms of art and design and carries a message of inclusion in society.