CitySpinning is a series of interventions in Bangalore and Delhi, which look at expanding the nature and use of public and unused urban spaces.

It was initiated by Prayas Abhinav in October 2007 at CEMA and has been supported by Khoj, OpenSpace India, 48c, IIACD and others in India and beyond.

To know more about Prayas, check his bio and cv here.


  • Read the draft of an initial introductory paper on CitySpinning.
  • Read a more recent introduction to the background of the project.


Numerous Artists, architects and others have contributed to various CitySpinning projects. An incomplete list:

  • Porous City: Deepak Srinivasan (Maraa), Meeta Jain, Nisha Nair, Tanvi, Alisha, numerous Students of Srishti.
  • Canopy: Ajay Mayekar, Dhaval Shellugar, Rutwik Sathe, Vaibhav Kaley, Vir Singh, Sachin Sachar.