Draft of a paper on CitySpinning

January 30, 2008 No comments yet

Earlier this month I presented a paper titled, “Frameworks for a Collective Reinterpretation of the Ambient Possibilities of Public Spaces” at the Sensory Urbanism conference organized by Dr.Raymond Lucas at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (UK).

Will post summaries of …

PetPuja: if you can navigate you can eat bhindi-masala

January 30, 2008 No comments yet

PetPuja is an effort to seed a community of urban farmers. I plan to use public spaces, unused spaces, street-side spaces, gardens of volunteers, spaces under flyovers and bridges to grow easy-to-cook and nutritive vegetables and fruits.

Objectives:

    once a …

The muddy-hands survey

January 29, 2008 1 comment

An unused plot of land in Yelahanka,Bangalore, which has degraded to become a garbage dump is the site for this work. An object (a bag of chocolates, a mobile phone, a pair of jeans) and a weighing machine are kept …

Know me know my news

January 29, 2008 No comments yet

A set of bulletin-boards around the city with the day’s newspaper in English and Kannada pinned to it and a cross-translation of the headlines on a sheet of paper under them. If individuals wish to edit or add translations they …

Moved from Zenphoto

January 28, 2008 No comments yet

Moved the CitySpinning site from Zenphoto to WordPress. My needs changed, nothing wrong with ZP. Will be migrating the albums from ZP to WP soon. Meanwhile, welcome to an a fresh new blog with nothing much to offer.…