DOT in Tippasandra, a neighbourhood play camp (Aug-Sep 09)

What is Demonstrating Outdoor Tactics (DOT)? The DOT (Demonstrating Outdoor Tactics) is a configuration for a mobile cultural space for Bangalore. It will be used for a diverse set of curated artistic and cultural projects proposed by the community of creative-practitioners and amateurs in Bangalore. Station 1: A construction site in a residential neighbourhood The […]

The Spirited Caravans Exhibition Opens

The opening of ‘Spirited Caravans: re-imagining Bangalore’s outdoors’ met with quite an enthusiastic response from the city. We saw some hundred guests walk in and out, thanks everyone for dropping in! If you haven’t been able to come in yet, the exhibit is open till the 20th of July from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. […]

The Porous City: the short-listed proposals for a mobile cultural space in Bangalore

In January this year CitySpinning invited design proposals for the DOT (Demonstrating Outdoor Tactics), a configuration for a mobile cultural space for Bangalore. Proposals were short-listed in April and then every participant was requested to license their proposal under an open-content license before the entries were shared with the world on the web and soon […]

Outcome of the call for proposals for designs of mobile cultural spaces

The Porous City call for proposals for designs of mobile cultural spaces received twenty-five submissions from eight countries. From January 26-March 20th, the competition website had some 3,000 visitors from around the world. Numerous people sent asked questions and posted the call for proposals on their website. Fifteen of the twenty-five proposals have been short-listed […]

Introduction: Porous City

INTRODUCTION: POROUS CITY sees the city of flows obstructions also as a city of accidents, shadows, parallel realities, diversity, fiction and imagination. Across this year POROUS CITY will practice different ways of experiencing, sharing and articulating these realities. These ways will be of writing, performances, walks and interventions. The interventions planned are experiments with our […]