Sukanya dancing Orissi, Habib Rahman photo ©1969

Sukanya Rahman, dancer and visual artist, was born in Calcutta, India, in 1946. She studied painting at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris under a French Government scholarship, and at the College of Art in Delhi.
Before leaping into the Indian dance tradition of her grandmother and mother, she studied American modern dance with Martha Graham.
She and her playwright husband, Frank Wicks, live on an island in Maine and have two sons, Habib and Wardreath and two grandchildren, Jake and Sarah.
This is Sukanya’s first book. 

First Orissi lecture demonstration by Guru Deva Prasad Das (my Orissi guru) at our Sujan Singh Park flat in New Delhi, Habib Rahman photo



Sukanya’s parents Indrani & Habib Rahman on Juhu Beach

Book launched, February 2002, by sitar maestro Ravi Shankar (centre), Renuka Chatterjee, editor-in-chief, HarperCollins India, to his right, Sukanya to his left.

Sukanya, brother Ram Rahman & her husband Frank Wicks at a friend’s wedding in Delhi


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