Potluck Of Palates – Case study on Patchwork ‘Picnic Blanket’ to Celebrate Social & Cultural Diversity in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Patchwork Picnic Blanket Project involved creating a picnic blanket collaboratively and organizing its exhibition at a potluck picnic of the Leith Community, Edinburgh, Scotland. Tracey Exton, a third-year art student at the Edinburgh College of Art, conceived the idea of a patchwork picnic blanket…
Women’s Art for Expression, Community Engagement and Capacity Building – Case study on Madhubani ‘Aksa’ Art Project
‘Aksa’ project is a community arts project with marginalised young women in and around Ranti village in Bihar, who were interested in Madhubani art and were seeking an opportunity to learn. Alongside skill development, through this project, marginalized young women engaged in collaborative exchange of both ideas as well as life stories.
Community Garden as a Response to Urban Regeneration and Consensus Building on contested shared resources – A case study on Britannia Village Garden (BVG) Community Project, London’s Royal Docks
The West Silvertown Foundation initiated the BVG Community Project as part of the regeneration of the West Silvertown area consisting primarily of two main residential developments – the erstwhile modest Britannia Village and the very recent Royal Wharf with its new flats and townhouses. As is the case with a new urban development emerging alongside the existing residential cohort…
Experiments with natural colors to introduce tribal children to Art – A case study on Kerala’s ‘Karimbu’ Art Project
‘Karimbu’ project, a visual arts camp, was initiated by the artists of Trespassers under the leadership of the State Forest Development Agency of Kerala for the education of Art among the tribal children in Anappantham, Chalakuddy Divison in Kerala. Karimbu, which means sugarcane in Malayalam, is also used as a musical instrument by the tribals during all occasions – joyous or sorrowful.
Urban Facelift to older localities through Mural Art Trails – Case study on ‘Malleshwaram Hogona’ Project
Conservancy lanes which are generally found in the old, planned localities of Bangalore, run parallel to the main roads. These lanes are remnants of a conservative casteist society when they were planned a century ago and historically used for manual scavenging. Artists collaborated and painted the walls in the Malleshwaram neighbourhood of Bangalore to reach out to the citizens with the message about…
‘We Are’, the longest panoramic mural in India, located in Chennai Tamil Nadu, spreads the message of shared humanity and depicts portraits of people with or without AIDS, and how they deserve an equal place in society with dignity.
Design Thinking (DT) in Community Engagement and Trust Building – Case study on ‘Constructing Homelands’ Project
Constructing Homelands is a collaborative project that seeks to engage with migrant women (who are active collaborators in this project) working in the informal sector within Sikkim with the aim of visibilizing their lived experiences in both domestic and work spaces so that it informs a more empathetic form of policymaking that is anchored in grassroots realities.