Exquisitely rendered images of an imaginative water-world – in the Mithila folk style from Bihar.

Rambharos Jha: Here is the octopus in its habitat, with its meal tray—clams, starfish, scallops and sea-urchins.

Rambharos Jha: I thought of two things with a crocodile – its prickly harsh body, and the waters that house it.

Rambharos Jha: Here is a whale in the ocean, swimming in different directions, curving and circling.