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In Pictures: First Look at Delhi’s Waste to Wonder Park

In Pictures: First Look at Delhi’s Waste to Wonder Park

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The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) inaugurated Delhi's First Waste to Wonder Park on 21 February 2019. The Waste to Wonder Park was opened to public by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh in the presence of Delhi's Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal and other dignitaries. The Waste to Wonder Park includes a replica of some of the Wonders of the World, all of which have been made from waste. These include, the Taj Mahal (20 feet), Great Pyramid of Giza (18 feet), the Eiffel Tower (60 feet), Leaning Tower of Pisa (25 feet), Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue (25 feet), Rome’s Colosseum (15 feet) and New York’s Statute of Liberty (30 feet). The seven replicas have been made with the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets,

Lecture on Modernity and Climate Change: The Aesthetics of Immersion

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The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in collaboration with the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) invites interested and concerned citizens to a lecture on Modernity and Climate Change: The Aesthetics of Immersion by renowned Art Historian and Cultural Critic Prof. Nicholas Mirzoeff from New York University. Date: 15 December, 2010 Time: 4.30 pm Venue: Auditorium, IGNCA, C.V Mess, Janpath, New Delhi Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU. He is the author of many books, articles and catalogue essays, including An Introduction to Visual Culture (2nd ed.2009), Watching Babylon: The War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture (2005) and The Right to look: A Counterhistory of Visuality (f...
Call for Proposals: The CITY as STUDIO Sarai-CSDS Fellowship

Call for Proposals: The CITY as STUDIO Sarai-CSDS Fellowship

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The Sarai Programme at the Center for Study of Developing Societies, Delhi is an interdisciplinary platform for the investigation and interpretation of contemporary urban experience. Sarai produces events and processes, publishes offline and online content and generates contexts for research and creative practice concerning contemporary urban conditions. The Sarai Media Lab invites expressions of interest and intent from artists and practitioners in diverse media - textual, visual, aural, spatial and temporal - who could be - visual artists (photographers, sculptors, installation artists, graphic artists), writers and independent scholars, filmmakers, architects, experimental musicians and composers, sound recordists, performers and people whose practices straddle or transcend diffe...
Art for the Sky: The Endangered Sea Turtle

Art for the Sky: The Endangered Sea Turtle

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The Endangered Sea Turtle is made of 800 children and several colors of Earth. It is crying tears made of pop bottles. The above is an amazing Sky Art by Daniel Dancer a conceptual aerial artist and our good friend from Oregon, US.  Daniel runs the Arts For The Sky Project making giant living paintings out of people! The objective: Adventures in Team-Building and Perception to Deepen Our Relationship to Sky, Earth & One Another! Daniel plans to visit India this winter - a country he loves for reasons more than one and do some awesome 350 Sky Art for the Planet! We wish him all the best.

Invitation: 48c Public.Art.Ecology

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48c Public.Art.Ecology: Public Eco.Art in Delhi City 48c Public.Art.Ecology is a city wide festival wherein some 24 art projects themed on ecology have been installed in some 8 public spaces in the city. The festival has been on since December 12th and was launched by the Lt. Governor of Delhi at Max Mueller Bhawan. So far, thousands of citizens have been to the sites, experienced the installations and left their feedback. We've literally painted the city pink, and you cannot miss the projects at the below mentioned sites. We invite you to make a trip to the sites at Kashmere Gate, Jantar Mantar, Roshanara Bagh, Palika Bazaar/CP, Ramlila Maidan, Chandni Chowk, Barakhamba Road and Mandi House! As Delhi Greens, the outreach coordinators for the festival, we have woven a series...
Experiencing Delhi Art

Experiencing Delhi Art

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The public art ecology related ‘conversations’ at the 48c Public.Art.Ecology Festival, of various artists, architects, art critiques, curators of museums and others was an amazing experience. I will highly recommend that you participate in what ever way you can in this public art festival celebrating the city of Delhi. The convergence of each and every one on ‘actions that would make a difference’ is something that is very inspiring. Just being there to witness the enthusiasm, what is happening without being judgmental is fun…and you can count on me for being participant observer for it where ever I could. The ecology context within public art is related to the whole issue of Delhi aspiring to be a Global city and the balance that is demanded from Climate change consensus. Large metro
Volunteers Required: Delhi’s First Public-Art-Ecology Festival

Volunteers Required: Delhi’s First Public-Art-Ecology Festival

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48°C Public. Art. Ecology, a combined initiative of Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan and GTZ, is an experiment set within the capital metropolitan city of Delhi. The ambition of this festival is to interrogate the teetering ecology of the city through the prism of contemporary art. Through a number of art interventions in various public spaces around Delhi, the festival attempts to draw a diverse public into the world of this critical imaginary. For more information, please visit: http://48c.org CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS Delhi Greens, the Outreach team for 48°C - the first of its kind Public, Art, Ecology Festival that will take place from 12th to 21st December, 2008 - calls for volunteers for the purpose of this festival. Throughout the festival, we would be putting up large art install
Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

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Oxfam India calls for Canvas for Climate Change - an event aimed at spreading awareness about the impact of climate change on the average person, especially on poor people in the rural and urban areas. You Music and Art for Climate Change, will see painters and sculptors spread the message through art, while Gautam Ghosh and his band will say it through music. Date: 9th November, 2008 (Sunday) Time: 1.00 - 5.00 PM Venue: Ansal Plaza, Khel Gaon, New Delhi Some well known painters like Shafi Quereshi, Joyattam Dutta Roy, Sanjay Soni etc. and sculptors like Mir Imtiaz are joining hands to be part of the activities. The paintings on the canvas will be about ordinary people, how they are affected and what they are doing to deal with this.
‘Breaking Stereotypes’: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008

‘Breaking Stereotypes’: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008

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The YP Foundation presents: The Butterfly Project Film Series 2008 – 'Breaking Stereotypes' - A festival that showcases amateur and professional filmmakers. A two day national film festival that questions boundaries. The ones we need versus the ones we create for ourselves. Featuring films, photography, art and discussions on gender, identity, sexuality, ethnicity, social taboos, stigmas and typecasting the arts. Date: November 1st & 2nd 2008, Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm Venue: Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Download Screening Scehdule Supported By: India Habitat Centre, PSBT, Kriti Film Club Print Partner: Tehelka Online Partner: Delhi Events.Com For more information, contact: 9891017438/ 9818011865/ yp.butterfly.project@gmail.com

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