Archeology. Neighbourhood. Public Art

The team is working like a well-oiled machine. All of the last weeks’ work, brainstorming, research and careful documentation, ¬†is beginning to see the light of day. Its almost like magic. For the first time, I’m not trying to do everything myself, but rather work closely with the core team to build something together. The…

Together

    Why is this image of an old phone booth under a flyover (UFO) so deeply embedded in my head. Bright red. Blood red. Exposed. Contained. An open wound. A slit on the wrist of this giant hand that has placed itself amidst the microcosm of daily human life. The UFO is an alien…

Prologue

Having grown up in the neighbourhood of Malleshwaram, Archana Prasad, the artist, has been grappling with the fast disappearing narratives and places¬†that bind the neighbourhood together. Stories of the past that connect people and places, carry a sense of allure and bring us a much needed notion of continuity, of being part of a larger…