The project conceived and executed by Art in Transit and BIOME Environmental Trust fosters engagement with Bengaluru’s water heritage through events, murals, performances and workshops, using metro transit stations as platforms/labs with local heritage and con-temporary water practices as themes.

Arzu and Shubha will foster citizen engagement with Bengaluru’s water heritage through events, murals, performances and workshops, using metro transit stations as platforms/labs. Themes will be the local heritage and also contemporary water practices.

 

By Arzu Mistry, Art in transit and Shubha Ramachandran, Biome

Project Start Date: April 2019

Contact: Shubha Ramachandran, BIOME: water@biome-solutions.com, Arzu Mistry, Art in Transit: arzu@srishti.ac.in

Status report & updates:

The Mud Mural on the Well Diggers has been completed at Cubbon Park and content for an information signage that would make a large print around the Mural is being collected. Research has also been initiated for the second half of the project at Chickpete station and a mini meet at the station to brainstorm the historic and community context for the project is to be scheduled.

News coverage: 

https://www.edexlive.com/happening/2019/nov/26/these-bengaluru-students-are-painting-the-cubbon-park-metro-station-walls-with-lessons-on-water-cons-9262.html?fbclid=IwAR1gZ0jwtYPimSN_NCzxkemmw94AOv-X2pJn0Nz-YPB7FUPbk83jP_T9JNI