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
Status report & updates:
The project has been completed.
A book on the project has been released with poems by Mamta Sagar, Chand Pasha, Siddhartha, Reshma Ramesh, Dadapeer Jyman and Shashank Johri. The book also features an accordion book of the images of the 150 foot long Mud Mural made as part of the project. Images from the book can be viewed below.
The Mud Mural is on display at the Cubbon Park and an information signage board around the Mural has gone up on the station. Art in Transit and BIOME organized a celebration of the project with an evening of poetry, behind the scenes of the earth mural and conversations with the well diggers. Catch the recording below: