“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 6

September 19, 2008 No comments yet

Day 6: responsibility of continued care and documentation of the farms, plans for next time, sharing contact details, feedback, plans/ideas

We talked about how each child will care about his plants, tried to gather some feedback about the process …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 5

September 17, 2008 No comments yet

Day 5: containers (all kinds… bought from a flea market), sow seeds, audio blog activities, work on the “public fruit map” @ googlemaps

From a nearby flea market I managed to get some petis (wooden cartons used for transporting …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 4

September 17, 2008 No comments yet

Day 4: prepared more soil, invite a gardener to visit, sow seeds in baskets + pots, post the group’s experience on the audio blog, talk about the “public fruit map (delhi).”

From the nearby Qutub nursery, I requested the head …

“invisible farm @ jamghat,” day 2 and 3

September 14, 2008 No comments yet

Day 2: a simple discussion on nutrition, diet and vegetables. in simple flower-pots we sowed chilli, radish and spinach seeds.

Day 3: get baskets, setup baskets, get containers made, talk to neighborhood gardeners, put audio recordings on the Internet

Read …

A scenario for use of the PetPuja network by working children

May 6, 2008 No comments yet

Cultivating Concrete, a handbook for urban farming compiled by Rashmi Sirkar

April 29, 2008 No comments yet

Rashmi Sirkar, a second year design student at Srishti has been working on a small (20-page) illustrated handbook on urban farming for CitySpinning. A draft is now ready and is available for download using the link below.

The handbook gives …

Updated concept map for PetPuja

April 7, 2008 No comments yet

The graphic has been designed by Avinash Deshmukh (2nd year Srishti student)

About PetPuja: a mindmap and more

February 13, 2008 No comments yet

Note (feb 25 08): Will add a text description here soon. Maybe a kind of interpretation of the mindmap?…

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 …