Chandigarh the ville de Beton Brt celebrated its 50 years of completion recently. This photo series captures the city in perpetual decay and the aesthetic of decay. The hybidisation that the inhabitants are bringing to this city and how a pirate modernity is taking over the city.
Almost 9 months into our socially engaged art practice through Studio Otherworlds located in Kapashera, Delhi, we have had some profound observations about the possibilities and limitations in art engagement and social reform in Delhi's peripheries. With the spirit of sharing our experiences with public(s) across Delhi and explore synergies with artists, designers, and activists, we ahve been organising a number of public workshops across Delhi. We decided to take this engage
Extended Urbanisation: From State Strategies to Everyday Life RC21 2020, Session #61 Organizers: Christian Schmid (email@example.com) and Nitin Bathla (firstname.lastname@example.org), ETH Zurich For this session, we invite papers to expand the analytical notion of ‘the city’ in the conference thematic through reflecting about the production and experiencing of extended urbanisation. Today, urban research is increasingly confronted with urbanisation processes unfolding far beyond the
An academic and an artist, both educators, join hands to transform a conflict-ridden settlement of migrant workers at Kapashera, by encouraging them to express themselves artistically. ART IS a powerful instrument of change for the better. It gives expression to the repressed, and many argue more authentic a reflection of the times than the written word. It’s also a safety valve, giving vent to pent-up emotions of a community or an individual. It’s also an effective tool to c
6/07/19 Nitin Bathla & Sumedha Garg awarded a grant for their Socially engaged art project 'Apna Khet in Kapashera' by KHOJ Foundation The year long art project would seek interventions in Kapashera (cotton village) located in Delhi's green belt which today accommodates labour migrants from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. The project will attempt to bridge distances: between migrants and inhabitants, between former agricultarlists and land, between human and ecolog