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 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:

 

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

The project has been successfully completed. A book on the poems from the project will soon be released.