Sayantan Maitra Boka is an architect and scenographer. He heads an interactive design firm, Illusion In Motion and is the Chief Coordinator of the NGO, Shelter Promotion Council (India), through which he has curated Public Art Festivals in different parts of North East India to identify and question issues, employing the language of contemporary and new media art. It is a Voluntary Organisation consisting of social activists, architects, engineers, scientists, artists, environmentalists and planners. The council has produced public art festivals in Sikkim called Blooming Sikkim Public Art Festival and Hornbill Public Art Festival in Nagaland, the first of its kind which comprised a melange of new media art and contemporary art addressing issues of socio political and environmental nature in North East of India. Recently it has produced No Man's Land, a public art project at the international border of India and Bangladesh in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. Artists from across the border came and did site specific work, a first of its kind.