January 10—January 16, 2013

  1. Thursday, January 10

  2. Jan 10 at 3 pm

    Painting (Bollywood Art)

    The painted movie posters that have long been used to advertise Bollywood films have been rapidly replaced by modern printing techniques. Experience a live demonstration from one of Mumbai’s remaining Bollywood artists.

  3. Jan 10 at 3 pm

    Nukkad Natak

    Mumbai is full of new visions for Dharavi’s future. But how much do we know about what Dharavi residents envision for the future of Mumbai? Dharavi youth present a play about their hopes for the city, with a moderated discussion to follow.

  4. Jan 10 at 3 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces

    Where do people find or create private, personal space (outside of domestic space, that is) in a city as dense as Mumbai? Join the Lab in an ongoing series facilitated by the KRVIA Design Cell as we ask visitors to participate in visually mapping these physical locations by using geo-tagged cameras out in the city, creating mental maps, and analyzing the results.

  5. Jan 10 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  6. Jan 10 at 5 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  7. Jan 10 at 5 pm

    Privacy, Please

    Where does one go to question public and private space within the city? Join Tobias Megerle and Studio X in a structure created for the BMW Guggenheim Lab on public/private space.
  8. Friday, January 11

  9. Jan 11 at 3 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  10. Jan 11 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  11. Jan 11 at 4 pm

    Mumbai 2050: A Shared Origami Vision

    The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum invites children age 10 and above to participate in a final urban design workshop culminating six weeks of participants building their ideal city of Mumbai through origami creations.

  12. Jan 11 at 5 pm

    Dance Mumbai Dance

    Dance Mumbai Dance brings together dancers to exchange tricks of the trade, and to see what we can learn from the interaction between the formal and informal. Visitors are invited to work directly with professional and local dancers to learn a specially choreographed flash-mob-style dance.

  13. Jan 11 at 5 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  14. Jan 11 at 5 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces

    Where do people find or create private, personal space (outside of domestic space, that is) in a city as dense as Mumbai? Join the Lab in an ongoing series facilitated by the KRVIA Design Cell as we ask visitors to participate in visually mapping these physical locations by using geo-tagged cameras out in the city, creating mental maps, and analyzing the results.

  15. Jan 11 at 5 pm

    Mobile Lab Units: Flash Mob II

    The Lab’s flash mob performed a choreographed dance with colorful Lab flags and signs to the Mumbai Lab’s song, “Is Shahar” ("This City") by Swarathma with live drummers.

  16. Jan 11 at 5 pm

    Privacy, Please

    Where does one go to question public and private space within the city? Join Tobias Megerle and Studio X in a structure created for the BMW Guggenheim Lab on public/private space.
  17. Jan 11 at 7 pm

    Invoking Justice (Deepa Dhanraj, India, 2011, 86 min.)

    View the powerful documentary Invoking Justice (2011), which sheds light on an all-woman’s Jamaat (council) that was formed to uphold a new standard of justice for women.

  18. Saturday, January 12

  19. Jan 12 at 3 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  20. Jan 12 at 3 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces

    Where do people find or create private, personal space (outside of domestic space, that is) in a city as dense as Mumbai? Join the Lab in an ongoing series facilitated by the KRVIA Design Cell as we ask visitors to participate in visually mapping these physical locations by using geo-tagged cameras out in the city, creating mental maps, and analyzing the results.

  21. Jan 12 at 3 pm

    Sensing Mumbai, Part I: A Blind Guided Tour Around Mahim Beach

    See the city in a whole new light...by not seeing it at all. This personally guided, blindfolded tour of Mumbai explores the city through the sounds, smells, and sensations our eyes miss.

  22. Jan 12 at 3 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces Project: Findings by KRVIA Design Cell

    Join the KRVIA Design Cell for a talk about their findings from the Mapping Privacy in Public Space research project, conducted through the Lab’s run; see if their results match your ideas of where you might find privacy in Mumbai’s public spaces.

  23. Jan 12 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  24. Jan 12 at 4 pm

    Stories of Mumbai

    The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum invites you and your family to a puppet show that explores the urban history of Mumbai through the stories of its citizens and the development of trade, migration, opportunity, and cosmopolitanism.

  25. Jan 12 at 5 pm

    Your Place, My Place, or Our Public Space? Privacy and Spaces in Mumbai Survey

    How do you think about privacy in relation to yourself, your friends and family, and your communities? PUKAR, in collaboration with the Lab, has been exploring these questions throughout Mumbai. Visit the Lab, join this research initiative, and share your own ideas about privacy.

  26. Jan 12 at 5 pm

    Privacy, Please

    Where does one go to question public and private space within the city? Join Tobias Megerle and Studio X in a structure created for the BMW Guggenheim Lab on public/private space.
  27. Jan 12 at 6 pm

    Sensing Mumbai, Part II

    Drawing on video and personal experiences from Sensing Mumbai, Part I, explore how we sense, interact with, and react to our cities differently without sight. This event begins with a 20-minute on-site visual experience.

  28. Sunday, January 13

  29. Jan 13 at 3 pm

    Your Space, My Space, or Our Public Space: PUKAR-BMW Guggenheim Lab Collaboration

    Join PUKAR as they present a few illuminating stories, maps and data from the BGL-PUKAR collaboration investigating the topic of privacy and public space in the city and learn more about their important work in the city.

  30. Jan 13 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  31. Jan 13 at 5 pm

    Me=We Memorandum

    To conclude the six-week Meet in the Middle series, join us as we frame a collaborative manifesto to improve life for all Mumbai residents.

  32. Jan 13 at 5 pm

    Mapping Privacy in Public Spaces

    Where do people find or create private, personal space (outside of domestic space, that is) in a city as dense as Mumbai? Join the Lab in an ongoing series facilitated by the KRVIA Design Cell as we ask visitors to participate in visually mapping these physical locations by using geo-tagged cameras out in the city, creating mental maps, and analyzing the results.

  33. Jan 13 at 5 pm

    Privacy, Please

    Where does one go to question public and private space within the city? Join Tobias Megerle and Studio X in a structure created for the BMW Guggenheim Lab on public/private space.
  34. Jan 13 at 6 pm

    Maazhi Maach (Our Fish!)

    Learn about the Koli struggle firsthand and discuss solutions, while immersing yourself in the rich Koli culture in this evening of singing, storytelling, dancing, sharing, and of course, eating.

  35. Jan 13 at 8 pm

    Mumbai Lab Highlights

    Join for an evening of concluding thoughts, impressions, and highlights from the Lab's run in Mumbai from the Lab’s internal team, including the curator, Lab Team, and programs/project collaborators. Come share your own thoughts about what has made the Lab in Mumbai unique.

  36. Monday, January 14

  37. Jan 14 at 11:30 am

    Peopling the City: Past and Present

    In this workshop designed by the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, children ages 10–14 will work with professional puppeteer Meena Naik to create paper puppet figures representing the contemporary urban cultural identities of Mumbai. What puppet would you create—a movie star, bus conductor, cricketer, dabbawala, or doctor?

  38. Jan 14 at 3:30 pm

    Testing, Testing! Mumbai

    What effect does the city have on your brain and physiology? Colin Ellard gathers evidence about the psychological effects of public spaces. Join Ellard on this tour, measure Mumbai’s effects on your own brain and body, and be part of this international experiment.

  39. Tuesday, January 15 — Lab closed

  40. Wednesday, January 16 — Lab closed

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