Petpuja @ Futuresonic 09

May 10, 2009 No comments yet

Documentation (panels, video, audio) of the Petpuja and Canopy projects is up at the CUBE gallery as a part of Futuresonic, a festival of music, art and ideas held in Manchester, UK from the 13th to the 23rd May, …

Canopy @ Make Them Love You

May 9, 2009 No comments yet

A sign board promoting the CANOPY project is a part of Make Then Love You in Chennai. This is what my sign might look like. Might because the signs are going to be hand-painted by a film-poster painter and the …

CANOPY on NDTV MetroNation

December 23, 2008 No comments yet

A profile of CANOPY/PetPuja installed at the 48c festival on NDTV Metronation. Thanks to Abhas for recording this on his Neuros.

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CANOPY@JamaMasjid: some pictures

December 17, 2008 1 comment

Some pictures of CANOPY at Jama Masjid. At Jama Masjid, we had daily workshops for children from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. The workshop was led by Azam and Sonu from Jamghat.

The first day of the workshop was introduction …

CANOPY in “The Deccan Herald”

December 17, 2008 No comments yet

About the “PetPuja” installation at the 48c public art festival in Delhi.…

CANOPY@ChandniChowk: some pictures

December 15, 2008 No comments yet

CANOPY is installed at Chandni Chowk and Jama Masjid as part of 48C, a public art festival in Delhi.

The plants growing in the baskets are: tomato, eggplant, cabbage, chillies, lemon grass, adulsa and tulsi.

I will be posting …

the second prototype for CANOPY@ChandniChowk

December 4, 2008 No comments yet

Across the last few days I made a second prototype of the CANOPY@ChandniChowk with the help of Ajay Mayekar, Dhaval Shellugar and Rutwik Sath, who are architects from Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi, the school of architecture in Mumbai.

Vaibhav Kaley, Vir …

An invitation to share your plants

November 19, 2008 No comments yet

If you live in New Delhi and have a kitchen garden, vegetable patch, or just happen to grow a few vegetables on your own, this is an invitation to you to share some of your plants.

As part of the …

the first prototype for CANOPY@ChandniChowk

November 2, 2008 1 comment

Last week, before leaving for Delhi, I made and tested a prototype of the first canopy in Bangalore. I designed this with Kiran Kakde’s help. Kiran is Rashmi Kakde’s brother who lives and works in Dubai.

It was made by …

CANOPY: temporary roofs for tea-shops

September 26, 2008 No comments yet

Often it is just a question of putting one up.
But after it is stretched a claim is made.
And accepted.
A claim to shade. A livelihood. Space on the street. Protection from rain.

And then in some months, it …