CANOPY@JamaMasjid: some pictures

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 an introduction to vegetables and growing them and taking care of them, the second day we […]

An invitation to share your plants

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 CANOPY, a PetPuja installation at Chandni Chowk in December, a range of vegetable plants will […]

MausamChowk: a set of local weather stations that help you decide where to go

SMS a query to a local weather station. Receive a reply with the temperature, humidity and noise levels of the spae. Decide if you want to go there or someone else. Maybe a good place for a quiet evening is Khirkee and a good place for a drift is Chandni Chowk and and good place […]

Mitti Chakkar

Mitti Chakkar (Hindi), Soil circle (English), exploring urban soil ecology An effort to sample/archive soil from public spaces around Delhi, grow mustard plants (sarson) in it. Sarson acts as a phytoremediation agent and cleans the soil of toxins like Lead by storing it in its cells instead. I will post some sketches from my notebook […]

CitySpinning @ Khoj (pictures)

(from left) prayas, attia, sandeep, nisha and manmeet at work on the processing sketch for “Before I Visit Vidarbha” in my studio putting up the photographs of my performance with the modular jacket for our “open studio”   one of the walls of the display a visitor more jackets on the facing wall a conversation […]