When is Space? An exhibition on Contemporary Architecture from 21 January to 31 March 2018

Commissioned by Jawahar​ ​Kala​ ​Kendra and Curated by Rupali​ ​Gupte​ ​&​ ​Prasad​ ​Shetty. ‘When is space?’ intends to discuss the contemporary architecture and space making practices in India. Space here refers to the multi-scalar dimensions at which one thinks of architecture, from the idea of the universe, to collective institutional forms to the micro environments…

Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part II

BARA BHASKARAN Amazing Museum 2013-2016 are an archipelagic history of the present. Reconstructing the Kerala’s past within the broader Indian conversation, Bara Bhaskaran draws on a variety of sources to convey a vision that is distinct and engaged,attesting to the disappeared nuance of a true history from below.   GABRIEL LESTER Gabriel Lester’s Dwelling Kappiri Spirits is a large…

Step into the grandeur of nether world – Step Well

Step Wells are wells or ponds in which the water may be reached by descending a set of steps. They may be covered and protected and are often of architectural significance. They also may be multi-storied having a bullock which may turn the water wheel (“rehat”) to raise the water in the well to the…